2017-2018 Kia Forte 2.0L Air Intake Installation - #21-851C



Video - Cold Air Intake System Installation for 2017-2018 Kia Forte 2.0L, AEM #21-851C Watch how quick and easy it is to install the AEM 21-851C cold air intake system System for the 2017-2018 Kia Forte with a 2.0L engine. This intake system includes an aerodynamic mandrel-bent aluminum intake tube, large open element AEM DRYFLOW® synthethic air filter, and a custom heat shield to help protect intake air from engine heat. Increasing airflow will help improve acceleration, horsepower, and engine sound. Add an estimated 7.7 horsepower at 6002 RPM and 6 lb-ft of additional torque at 3688 RPM to your 2017-2018 Kia Forte 2.0L with the AEM air intake 21-851C.

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1. Turn off the ignition and disconnect the negative battery cable

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2. Lift the decorative engine cover up and remove it from the vehicle

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3. Disconnect the crank case vent hose from the factory intake tube

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4. Loosen the hose clamp that secures the intake tube to the throttle body

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release the two clips that secure the upper air filter housing

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and then remove the upper air filter housing and intake tube assembly

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5. Remove the three bolts that secure the lower air filter housing to the inner fender

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and then remove the lower air filter housing from the vehicle

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7. Install the 12” edge trim into the hole of the heat shield and the 34” section around the outside of the heat shield

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8. Install the two-provided rubber mounted studs onto the frame as shown

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9. Install the heat shield into the vehicle so the so that the studs protrude though holes in the heat shield

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secure the heat shield with the provided hardware

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10. Install the provided coupler (08421) onto the throttle body and secure with the provided hose clamp

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11. Install the provided vent fitting into the intake tube as shown

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12. Install the AEM® tube through the heat shield and then into the coupler at the throttle body

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13. Install the air filter onto the intake tube, adjust the tube and filter for best fit

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and then secure with the provided hose clamps

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14. Connect the factory crank case vent hose to the fitting installed into the intake tube

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and secure with the factory clamp

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Reinstall the decorative engine cover

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Perform a final inspection before driving the vehicle
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