Purpose of Engine Air Filter
The engine air filter cleans air that the engine breathes by filtering out dirt and other contaminants before the air mixes with fuel on its way to the engine.
Why change your Engine Air Filter?
Replacing your air filter regularly reduces dirt from entering the engine’s air intake system where it can cause engine damage and have a negative effect on fuel economy.
Purpose of Cabin Air Filter
Your vehicles cabin air filter essentially filters and cleans the air entering your passenger compartment. It helps trap pollen, bacteria, dust and exhaust gases that may find their way into a vehicle’s air conditioning and vent system.
Why change your Cabin Air Filter?
Cabin air filters reduces the concentration of all pollen and dust particles that may cause allergic reactions to you and your passengers. A dirty or clogged cabin air filter can cause musty odors in the vehicle and cause passengers to actually breathe in more fumes and particles when riding in the car compared to walking down the street. A restricted cabin air filter can also impair airflow, possibly causing interior heating and cooling problems. Over time, the heater and air conditioner may also become damaged by corrosion.
How Often to change Air Filters?
In accordance with your vehicles recommended service intervals which can be found in your owners manual, or by visiting any one of our oil change centers. NOTE: Services vary by location. Please call ahead to ensure the services you require are available at your local Pennzoil / Twins Oil Change Center.
What a new engine air filter looks like.
An old cabin air filter compared to a new cabin air filter.