The engine air filter is responsible for preventing debris and unwanted particulates from entering the engine. Air gets pulled through the air filter by the vacuum created by the engine before it enters the combustion system through the air intake.
Signs of a dirty air filter
- Poor engine performance
- Low fuel economy
- Check engine light illuminates
- Failed emissions test
Air filter maintenance
Changing your air filter is a part of routine maintenance for your vehicle. Ensure that you change your engine’s air filter according to the recommended interval by your car’s manufacturer. Replacing the air filter is typically a simple task, however, if your filter is buried deep within the vehicle, it may be harder to access without the proper tools.
The best way to get your air filter changed is to book your appointment through CarAdvise. CarAdvise makes car care simple and guarantees that you’ll pay less than retail price on all car maintenance services.