Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Mission ViejoDec 16th, 2018
Every Mission Viejo car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty.
Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.
So between your owner's manual and your Mission Viejo technician's inspection there's really no guesswork involved for Mission Viejo drivers.
Now, most air filters purchased in Mission Viejo don't cost a lot to replace. It's just that CA people hate getting caught with an unexpected expense. On the plus side, though, changing a dirty air filter at Autobahn West can often save enough on gas to pay for itself before your next oil change in Mission Viejo.
Think about a dirty furnace filter in your Mission Viejo home. When it's all clogged up, enough clean air can't get through. In your vehicle, that means that your engine can't get as much air as it needs to burn the fuel efficiently. So it makes do with less air and has to use more gas to move your vehicle around Mission Viejo roads.
Your vehicle actually needs about 12,000 times more air than fuel to run. Engine air filters don't cost much in Mission Viejo at Autobahn West. When it's time to change yours, just get it done. You'll get better fuel economy, have better performance and protect your vehicle engine.