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I am replacing the air filter and housing on my 2014 ford…

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I am replacing the...

I am replacing the air filter and housing on my 2014 ford focus. Are there any tips you can give me. For example the AMS is also part of the air filter

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the last time the filter was replaced? How has your mileage been lately?

Mileage is between 27 and 28 mpg right now. That's not why I'm replacing the housing. The old housing will not close all the way and the screw holes

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?

Am fixing it myself. Haven't done anything yet except purchase the housing with air filter and AMS installed in it.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not that i can think of.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Ford
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The screw holes can be stripped out over time, but also make sure the air filter box is fully seated with the air filter properly seated in the bottom section.

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