Air filter replacement is important to protect your car’s engine. Engines that work by internal combustion need lots of clean air so that the fuel can burn and provide the force which powers the engine.
Engines must have very clean air for this task because if dirt, dust or particles get inside the engine it will cause damage. This is where the air filter steps in. It filters the air before it goes into the combustion chambers and protects parts like the pistons and cylinders from wear and damage.
Reasons for Air Filter Replacement:
Save money on petrol.
It’s also imperative that your engine has a very precise mix of fuel and air, so if your air filter is congested and the engine gets starved of air then your vehicle will ‘run rich’ which puts strain on your engine, and can increase your fuel consumption by up to 10% and no-one wants to use more petrol than they have to!
Protect your engine:
Old air filters get congested and weak and become more likely to get damaged, allowing all kinds of particles into your system - these particles can cause very expensive damage to your vehicle.
So while changing your air filter might seem like something you can postpone to save money - the benefits a clean air filter gives you in petrol savings, improved performance and engine protection will leave far more money in your pocket in the long run.
Replacing you air filter means:
- Prolonged engine life
- Improved fuel efficiency
- Reduced car emissions
At Drysdale Motors we check your air filter as part of every full car service - whether that be a major, minor, manufacturers’ handbook or log book service.
We can perform log book service and more on a wide range of makes and models right here in Drysdale - Simply call us today and tell us about your car and your last service and we can give you a quote today.
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