CAR Air filter

Engine air filter: common defects and their signs

  1. Soiling.
    • Engine power decreased.
    • Fuel consumption extremely increased.
    • Troubles when starting the engine.
  2. Deformation.
    • Engine work become unstable.
    • Fuel consumption increased.
    • Engine knocking appeared.

How to replace engine air filter?

It is recommended to perform scheduled component replacement on the car every 10,000 – 15,000 operational kilometres. If the component breaks down earlier, then it is to be repaired immediately. Don’t try to clean a faulty air filter because if it is worn, it won’t perform its function correctly even if it looks clean.

It is quite possible to carry out self-maintained component replacement. Remember that replacement process may slightly vary for cars of different models, so study your manual before component demounting. Generally, engine air filter replacement includes the following stages:

  1. Set the car on even surface and render it stationary.
  2. Wait for the engine to cool down.
  3. Open the bonnet, find the engine air filter. Usually it is mounted between the engine and the radiator grill.
  4. Loosen the air pipe clamp.
  5. Unscrew fastening elements of the engine air filter cap.
  6. Remove it.
  7. Remove the defective engine air filter.
  8. Install a new component and perform assembling.

Air filter Information

Our cars drive on dusty roads and polluted urban routes. This means that cars motorists should pay special attention to the protection of their cars. Engine of each modern car are working with a mixture of air and fuel. And it is used more air then fuel. Fuel mixture intakes air from outside and then submit it to the engine to be mixed with the fuel. Now imagine how much sand, dust, water and small stones does air over the road contain? And if all this dirt gets into the engine, then it will not long work. So, air filter is installed to clean and protect the engine.

Air filter is like “lungs” of any car. If the lungs do not do their job, the organism dies. We do not speak about a man now, but about the car! Air filter cleans the incoming air stream and holds all the impurities inside it.

That is why the life of the filter is limited. Some manufacturers recommend changing the air filter every 15.000 miles. There are signs of dirty air filter - difficult start, reduced dynamics and increase fuel consumption. Did you notice these signs? First of all, check the air filter. It is not difficult to do this without any assistance.

When you buy a filter, you ensure the reliability and safety of vehicle operation and movement. Well-chosen air filter elements and their timely replacement will provide long, trouble-free operation of the car engine. Such kind of filter you can buy in our online shop at a low price. We will deliver your purchase at any convenient for you address and in the shortest possible time. You also can find others filters, like oil, fuel and interior filters.

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