AUTONET TV

Mon 7:30AM - 6:00PM Wed 7:30AM - 6:00PM Fri 7:30AM - 6:00PM Sun Closed
Tue 7:30AM - 6:00PM Thu 7:30AM - 6:00PM Sat Closed

Keep Your Idaho Falls Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Posted June 13, 2017 12:52 PM

Hey Idaho Falls - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.

That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very important but inexpensive part that has to do a tremendous amount of work. And when it works, everything goes well. But, when it doesn't, well, it can lead to problems. Of course, your vehicle manufacturer recommends how often to change your air filter. But like most service intervals, where and how you drive your vehicle in ID affects when your filter needs to be changed.

Dusty conditions around Idaho Falls or polluted city driving means you'll need to change your filter more often. Our trained professionals at All Things Automotive & Diesel Service can check your filter for you. In fact, it's often a routine part of an oil change.

When you think about it, a clogged air filter won't allow as much air through as a clean filter. Your vehicle needs this air to efficiently burn its fuel, giving you better fuel economy and performance.

Dirtier filters don't work as well as clean ones. A filter can only hold so much; after that, it allows dirt to pass right into your engine. Air filters come in all shapes and sizes. They also come in different grades. There are high performance air filters available for most vehicles. These high performance filters cost a little more, but they increase horsepower and may improve fuel economy to boot.

So it's important for Idaho Falls drivers to make sure and have their air filter checked. If it needs replacing, it doesn't cost very much at All Things Automotive & Diesel Service in Idaho Falls and it should easily pay for itself in better fuel economy before your next oil change.

All Things Automotive & Diesel Service
1997 Walton Ave #C
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
208-523-3903




 



Search



Archive

December 2009 (3)
January 2010 (4)
February 2010 (4)
March 2010 (4)
April 2010 (4)
May 2010 (5)
June 2010 (2)
July 2010 (4)
August 2010 (4)
September 2010 (2)
October 2010 (3)
November 2010 (5)
December 2010 (5)
January 2011 (4)
February 2011 (4)
March 2011 (51)
April 2011 (5)
May 2011 (4)
June 2011 (2)
August 2011 (4)
September 2011 (2)
October 2011 (1)
December 2011 (4)
February 2012 (2)
March 2012 (4)
April 2012 (4)
May 2012 (1)
June 2012 (3)
July 2012 (1)
August 2012 (1)
November 2012 (1)
December 2012 (2)
March 2013 (2)
April 2013 (3)
May 2013 (2)
September 2013 (1)
October 2013 (5)
November 2013 (2)
January 2014 (2)
February 2014 (3)
March 2014 (2)
July 2014 (4)
August 2014 (7)
September 2014 (4)
October 2014 (5)
November 2014 (4)
December 2014 (5)
January 2015 (4)
February 2015 (4)
March 2015 (4)
April 2015 (5)
May 2015 (2)
June 2015 (5)
September 2015 (2)
October 2015 (4)
November 2015 (5)
December 2015 (2)
February 2016 (2)
March 2016 (4)
April 2016 (4)
May 2016 (5)
June 2016 (4)
July 2016 (4)
August 2016 (5)
September 2016 (4)
October 2016 (5)
November 2016 (4)
December 2016 (4)
January 2017 (5)
February 2017 (4)
March 2017 (4)
April 2017 (5)
May 2017 (3)
June 2017 (5)
July 2017 (5)
August 2017 (4)
September 2017 (3)
October 2017 (5)
November 2017 (4)
December 2017 (3)
January 2018 (5)
February 2018 (3)
March 2018 (4)
April 2018 (5)
May 2018 (4)
June 2018 (4)
July 2018 (5)
August 2018 (4)
September 2018 (5)
October 2018 (4)
November 2018 (4)
December 2018 (5)
January 2019 (5)
February 2019 (2)
March 2019 (4)
May 2019 (2)
June 2019 (5)
July 2019 (2)
August 2019 (2)
September 2019 (3)

Categories

Air Conditioning (10)Alignment (16)Alternator (1)Auto Safety (5)Automotive News (6)Battery (11)Battery Replacement (1)Brake Service (2)Brakes (12)Cabin Air Filter (8)Check Engine Light (4)Cooling System (14)Customer Detective Work (1)Dashboard (3)Diagnostics (6)Did You Know (4)Diesel Maintenance (1)Differential Service (3)Drive Train (8)Emergency Items (1)Engine Air Filter (3)Exhaust (8)Fluids (17)Following Recommended Intervals (3)Fuel Economy (7)Fuel Filter (1)Fuel Pump (1)Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil (1)Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down (2)Fuel System (45)Headlamps (4)Inspection (7)Keys to a long lasting vehicle (5)Maintenance (60)Making Your Vehicle Last (1)Monitoring System (3)Oil Change (5)Older Vehicles (4)Parts (10)Safety (5)Serpentine Belt (4)Service Intervals (9)Service Standards (12)Shocks & Struts (6)Shocks and Struts (1)Steering (9)Suspension (2)Timing Belt (8)Tire Pressure Monitoring System (1)Tire Rotation and Balancing (1)Tires (1)Tires and Wheels (41)Transfer Case (1)Transmission (7)Warranty (2)What Customers Should Know (14)Wheel Bearings (1)Windshield Wipers (7)

What People Say About Us