I didn't see a post for the 2.5L Engine Cover so here goes....
Tools You'll need:
Torx 15 Driver
This image basically shows the points where the cover is attached:
First Step is to remove the torx screws holding the cover to the air intake:
Next Remove the sensor connection:
Use the pliers to release the hose:
Now to the cover itself:
You will need to use some pressure to pull the cover from the mounts.
I pulled up on the lower left corner and it will sort of pop free, like pulling
a cork out of a bottle. Repeat this with the other corners.
Finally you will need to wiggle the cover free from the engine compartment.
There is a down-tube on the back of the cover that requires some work to wiggle it free.
This Picture shows the back of the cover:
To remove the air filter simply remove the screws on the back of the engine cover.
The screws are numbered 1-5 so I removed them in that order
The filter cover then can be opened as so: