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Why Do Some Engine Air Filters Have a Foam Pad Stuck to the Pleats?

The foam pad that is attached to the air filter is called a pre-filter and it’s there as an added...
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With Fall Around the Corner Its Time to Think About a New Cabin Air Filter

As summer comes to a close and the familiar routines of school, work, and life come back into focus it...
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How does an Oil Filter Work?

In layman’s terms, the pressurized oil inside the engine enters the oil filter via the holes located in the base...
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Can a Dirty Air Filter Affect Fuel Mileage?

If the air filter is dirty, it passes less air into the engine. That is not a good thing. It...
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What Can Happen if Your Air Filter is Not Filtering Properly?

Whether you complete your own routine maintenance on your vehicle or take it into your favorite service center, you probably...
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Does the Owner’s Manual Cover How Often the Air Filter Should be Replaced?

Manufacturer recommendations on when to change your engine air filter can vary greatly - from 12,000 to 45,000 miles. You'll...
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Can Replacing a Cabin Filter on a Regular Interval Help to Extend the Life of the Air Conditioning and Heater Components?

Cabin filters prevent harmful dirt and debris from entering your vehicle’s interior. But did you know they also protect your...
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Are All Cabin Air Filters the Same?

More than 90% of new cars and trucks have cabin air filters, but many drivers don’t know it. Cabin filters...
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Why Would My Oil Filter have a Silicone Gasket?

Many aftermarket automotive oil filters feature one of two gasket materials: silicone or rubber. Which one is better? Quick Answer:...
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Should Engine Oil Be Replaced Every Time the Oil Filter is Replaced?

The Fast Answer: Yes, it should. Over time the oil in your engine collects dirt and debris that enters the...
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How Does a Clean Air Filter Improve Engine Performance?

Engines need the proper mixture of air and fuel to run right. The air filter is designed to protect the...
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What Kind of Damage can be Caused by a Missing Cabin Air Filter?

While updating the maintenance logs for your car, you see that replacing the cabin air filter is recommended. You pull...
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