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Does the Prius C have an air filter for the fuel system?

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by Phil 29 Palms CA, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. Phil 29 Palms CA

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    My old car used to have an air filter that was located on top of the carborator. I assume the Prius C has a fuel injection system. Is there an air filter with this kind of fuel system? If so, where do I look under the hood to find it? How often should it be replaced?
     
  2. bisco

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    there should be a squarish black box with clasps on the sides. the filter is inside. check your owners manual.
     
  3. JimboPalmer

    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers

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    clips to get to ^ the air filter, just past ^ orange frame member
     
  4. Mr Incredible

    Mr Incredible Chance favors the prepared mind.

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    This information can be found in your owners manual, complete with drawings and descriptions.

    In the photo presented, the box directly to the right of the yellow ring (oil level dip stick) contains the air filter. There are easily removable clips holding it down in the front, and tabs that go into holes in the back
     
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    All cars have air filters. At least if they want to keep running they do.
     
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    flotowngtm Junior Member

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    You should probably just take your car to the dealership, or any service shop.
     
  7. Phil 29 Palms CA

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    Thank you for answering my questions. The thread posted "The box to the right of the yellow ring dip stick" allowed me to find the air filter easily.
     
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    Mr Incredible Chance favors the prepared mind.

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    Hey! POST # 1776. Congratulations, you are a patriot.

    'Merica.
     
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    Change it every 30k miles or earlier or when necessary.
     
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    Thanks for the advice - 82FINITY!