Your car's filters are important to the longevity of your car and interior comfort. maximize your car investment by replacing filters regularly.
The oil filter traps contaminants, allowing the oil to flow through the engine unrestricted. The fuel filter separates harmful contaminants that may cause problems with carburetors or intricate fuel injectors. The air filter traps dirt particles, which can cause damage to engine cylinders, walls, pistons and piston rings. The air filter also plays a role in keeping contaminants off the airflow sensor (in fuel-injected cars). The cabin filter helps trap pollen, bacteria, dust and exhaust gases that may find their way into a car's ventilation system.
Filters are normal wear items that require regular checks and replacement. Factors that affect replacement intervals include:
- Driving habits
- Driving and road conditions
- Type of filter
- Vehicle type
Some symptoms you may experience when one or more of the above filters are clogged and dirty:
- Poor gas mileage
- Hesitation while accelerating
- Musty odor in the cabin
ARE YOU AWARE?
Your car's engine can use more than 10,000 gallons of air for every gallon of fuel burned, so it's easy to see how big a job the air filter has. Have your filter checked today. www.theautoanalyst.com
|Extremely dirty and neglected air filter.|
|Notice the dirt that went by the air filter onto the air flow sensor.|