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Watch this video to learn how to replace the air filter on a 2009-2018 Dodge RAM 1500.

Replacing Air Filter on a 2009-2018 Dodge RAM 1500: What You Need

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Parts Checklist

Tightening Torques

No tightening torques for this operation

Tools Checklist

Here’s the toolbox we recommend to repair your Dodge RAM 1500: HM85 85 Piece Ratchet and Socket Set

List of tools:

  • Vacuum cleaner

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1: Turn off your vehicle’s ignition and set the parking brake.

Step 2: Pull the hood release handle and open the hood.

Step 3: Locate the airbox, which should be easily visible for filter replacement.

Step 4: Unclip the four holding latches on the airbox cover.

Step 5: Pull out the flange from the airbox.

Step 6: Remove the old air filter.

Step 7: Before inserting the new filter, clean out any impurities or debris in the filter compartment.

Step 8: Take the new air filter.

Step 9: Place the new filter into the filter compartment.

Step 10: Incline the flange and insert the interlocking studs first.

Step 11: Lock the flange back in place using the four latches.

Step 12: Operation complete.

Compatible Vehicles

The operation and tools displayed in the video should be available on the following vehicles:

Important Reminders

  • Make sure the airbox is properly closed.
  • Before putting in the new filter in place, it is important to clean out any impurities or leaves stuck in the filter compartment.


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