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Changing air filter (How to)
« on: September 04, 2004, 06:25:56 PM »
Can somebody make a howto please ?
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Re:Changing air filter
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2004, 07:08:07 PM »
Snow, you have to pull the gas tank cover to get to it. In order to do this you have to remove the seat and the 2 dark plastics pieces on either side of where your knee would go. Once you have done that remove the bolts at the back of the tank. Then on the front of the tank there are two more bolts to remove. Once you have done this you need to remove the air duct covers. You have to take out the top screw on the side fairings for this and remove the small plastics spreader screw on the inside of the air duct cover (near the forks). Once you have done this you can remove the air duct covers from each side by pulling them back so they clear the pin in the front of the front fairing and then lifting it up and pulling to the side to pop it off of the tank. Once you have done this you can remove the final two bolts holding the tank cover on and pull it off the bike.

Now that you have taken it off the bike you can remove the 8 or so screws keeping the cover on the intake system and you will have access to the air filter.

Reverse the process to put it all back together.

Does that help?
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Re:Changing air filter
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2004, 07:17:08 PM »
Ok, first you have to remove the seat (2 allen head bolts),

Remove side covers that are under said seat (slide tabs out of grommets and pull out)

Remove the air duct covers.  Release groove of air duct cover from pin of upper cowl (do that first, they're closer to the front of the bike), then unhook the tabs from the fuel tank cover.

Remove the six bolts from the fuel tank cover (two in the back, two in the front, two in the sides, near the front.

Remove the two screws from the ECM cover, unplug the ECM and remove it.

Remove the 10 screws from the air cleaner housing, and remove the housing.  The housing is the top piece covering the filter.

Diconnect the IAT sensor connector.  It's in the housing, right by the fuel filler neck.

Remove the 3 screws holding in the air filter and remove the filter.

Finally, installation is in reverse order of removal.

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Re:Changing air filter
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2004, 07:20:09 PM »
I am going to make pics for every step

removing the tank i already did once  ;D
http://www.cbr600rr.com/albums/album24/f2.jpg

« Last Edit: September 04, 2004, 07:26:44 PM by snow »

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Re:Changing air filter
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2004, 07:27:31 PM »
Do i have to disconect the baterie first ?

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Re:Changing air filter
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2004, 07:44:23 PM »
Do i have to disconect the baterie first ?

The manual doesn't say so, so no.
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2004, 07:19:21 PM »
How often should we change the air filter? Such a ass to get to.
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2004, 07:55:04 AM »
How often should we change the air filter? Such a ass to get to.

It depends.  I don't ride a whole lot (just on weekends), so I might check it at the end of this riding season or at the start of next season.  If you ride all the time, and especailly if you ride in dusty or rougher weather conditions, checking it a couple times a season would be a good idea.
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2004, 08:26:55 AM »
The service manual says to inspect every 12K, more if you ride in wet or dusty conditions. It doesn't say to replace at all!!

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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2004, 08:28:58 AM »
Crap, forgot to mention this.  When I say check, I don't mean replace.  Replace it when you hold it up to a light and can't see any light through the filter.
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2004, 08:37:35 AM »
Hey Dub you said to check it I just didn't read your whole post, or it's too early and I'm still a little..ok a lot slow!! :)

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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2004, 11:34:21 PM »
Any instructions on how to clean it? Maybe a vacumm cleaner will do the trick?
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #12 on: September 29, 2004, 07:32:38 AM »
Any instructions on how to clean it? Maybe a vacumm cleaner will do the trick?

I don't believe this filter is  the kind you can clean and reuse.  DO NOT use a vaccum cleaner on any air filter because the suction can damage the filter element.  On filters than can be cleaned, just knock out the loose dirt with your hand, then use and air filter cleaner spray (K&N sells some).  Spray that on there, let it sit for 10 minutes, and rinse it off.  Then re-oil it.
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2004, 09:06:24 AM »
Is it worth it to get an aftermarket filter?
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Re:Changing air filter (How to)
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2004, 09:08:38 AM »
Is it worth it to get an aftermarket filter?

No, unless you feel like getting a power commander so you can adjust the fuel to the increased airflow into the engine.
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