- Type: Air Filter
- Structure: Filter Element/Assy
- Material: Paper Core
Engine needs an exact mixture of fuel and air in order to run, and all of the air enters the system first
Through the air filter. This catches the dirt and other foreign particles in the air, preventing them from
Entering the system and possibly damaging the engine.
Car air filters are generally pretty cheap, due to the filter's simple construction. Most are paper-like or fibrous material, folded accordion-style and arranged on a plastic or metal frame. Some are made out of a cotton or fabric-like material, which is then oiled in order to increase airflow. Vehicles generally have a specific holder for
This filter, which is usually a plastic or metal box. Generally, the holder is connected to the intake manifold
By a large plastic tube through which the air flows.
Having a clean air filter is important for your car's performance. This means that filters should be changed
Regularly, or the vehicle's gas mileage will suffer. A dirty filter can also cause other systems to run
Ineffectively, such as your emissions control system, which regulates the car's air-fuel mixture. It can also cause your spark plugs, which ignite the fuel in the combustion chambers, to foul,
As there will be too much fuel without enough air; If your spark plugs foul, you may have problems keeping Your car running.