Engine Air Filter Replacement
Your Engine Air Filter prevents harmful debris from entering the engine where air, fuel, and coolant fluid flow. Engine air filters have a vital task but and will eventually wear out. It is also true that ambient conditions like driving on unpaved roads or in dirty environments can cause your engine air filter to wear out quickly. All engine air filters will wear out and become contaminated with pollutants and debris like dead bugs over. Once the engine air filter is dirty or clogged, it is no longer able to perform its job properly. When that happens, the engine air filter is ineffective and engine parts are unprotected. As the engine air filter wears out, the vehicle will begin to experience decreased performance and even damage to important engine parts if left unattended.
Signs of a Clogged Engine Air Filter
As your Engine Air Filter does its job, it will collect debris and become clogged over time. When this happens, you will likely experience one or more of the following signs that you need to schedule an Engine Air Filter Replacement Service:
- Engine misfire
- Check engine light is on
- Gasoline smell when starting the vehicle
- Reduced horsepower
- Engine Air Filter is dirty
- Unusual engine noises
Replace Faulty Engine Air Filters Quickly
When an engine air filter becomes dirty, it should be replaced immediately. A new engine air filter will help ensure that your vehicle runs efficiently. A dirty engine air filter will cause your engine to work harder than necessary. The consequence is poor fuel economy, higher emissions, and loss of power. We recommend replacing old filters to avoid placing stress on the engine and other critical vehicle parts.
Benefits of a New Engine Air Filter
The benefits of a new engine air filter are both performance-enhancing and engine-protecting. The Engine Air Filter protects vital engine parts by removing damaging debris. The ASE-certified technicians at Travers Premier Auto Service know that the cleaner the engine air filter, the more it promotes maximum airflow and efficiency. A dirty filter will strangle your engine of clean air and will reduce its efficiency.
Travers Premier Auto Service is conveniently located in Florissant & O’Fallon and is within driving range of St Charles, St Peters, Chesterfield, Clayton, and St Louis. Bring your vehicle to our service center for a quick and convenient Engine Air Filter Replacement Service.