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Under the Hood - Engine & Cabin Air Filters

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Under the Hood - Engine & Cabin Air Filters Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:10:19 +0000 Under the Hood - Engine & Cabin Air Filters Under the Hood - Engine & Cabin Air Filters WTVQ Lexington, KY james with s&s tire in brannon crossing. today, i want to talk to you about the importance of checking or replacing the air filters in your car. every engine has an air filter. it can get really dirty under the hood. your air filter is what protects your engine from ingesting all the dust and dirt in the air. if it's doing its job well, it can clog up much like a vacuum cleaner. a dirty air filter will limit air flow, making your engine work harder, and potentially decreasing your fuel economy. what you may not know is that your car actually has a second air filter called a cabin air filter. this filter's located directly in the hvac system and actually works very similar to the furnace filter in your house. it blocks all the air coming into the cabin of the vehicle which would be the air that you're breathing. when these filters become clogged, that actually put more stress on the air conditioning and the heating system blowing through the vents. we have seen cabin air filters in cars that are actually this dirty. so your question is, how often do you check them or replace them? you should always check your owner's manual for mileage recommendations. but, most manufacturers recommend at least once every 12 months or 12,000 miles. whichever would come first. a tip to help you remember when to change those filters is write it down on a piece of tape and stick it to the air box. this way, you'll know when the last time it was changed. from s&s tire, that's your tip of the day, from under the hood. speaker 2: now, at s&s tire, buy four continental or general tires and get four free oil changes. adlib on if you thought march felt warmer than usual, you're not

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