Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Air cleaner
Maintenance / Air cleaner

Filter replacement

Kia Carnival: Air cleaner. It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

You can clean the filter when inspecting the air cleaner element.

Kia Carnival: Air cleaner. 1. Lift up and open the air cleaner cover(1).

1. Lift up and open the air cleaner cover(1).

2. Rotate the locking lever(2) downward.

Kia Carnival: Air cleaner.

Kia Carnival: Air cleaner. 3. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner box. Be careful dust or dirt does not enter

3. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner box. Be careful dust or dirt does not enter the air intake, or damage may result.

4. Replace the air cleaner filter.

5. Lock the cover with the cover attaching clips.

Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.

If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty or sandy areas, replace the element more often than the usual recommended intervals. (Refer to Maintenance under severe usage conditions in this chapter.)

Kia Carnival: Air cleaner. CAUTION - Air filter maintenance CAUTION - Air filter maintenance

  • Do not drive with the air cleaner removed; this will result in excessive engine wear.
  • When removing the air cleaner filter, be careful that dust or dirt does not enter the air intake, or damage may result.
  • Use a Kia genuine part. Use of non-genuine parts could damage the air flow sensor.


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