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What Are the Different Filters in Cars?

As a car owner, you know that your car needs regular maintenance and tune-ups to keep running at its best. One important aspect of this maintenance is changing and replacing the various filters in your car. Below are the different types of filters that can be found in most vehicles:

Air Filter:

The air filter is an important part of your car's engine. It is responsible for filtering the air that enters the engine and removing any dirt, dust, or debris that could cause damage. Over time, the air filter can become clogged and dirty, reducing engine performance and fuel efficiency. It is recommended that you change your air filter every 12,000 to 15,000 miles or as needed.

Oil Filter:

The oil filter is responsible for removing any contaminants from the engine oil, keeping it clean and free-flowing. Over time, the oil filter can become clogged and dirty, reducing the efficiency of the oil and potentially causing engine damage. It is recommended that you change your oil filter every time you change your oil, which is usually every 5,000 to 7,500 miles.

Fuel Filter:

The fuel filter is responsible for filtering out any impurities or contaminants in the fuel before it reaches the engine. Over time, the fuel filter can become clogged and dirty, reducing engine performance and fuel efficiency. It is recommended that you change your fuel filter every 20,000 to 40,000 miles, or as needed.

Cabin Air Filter:

The cabin air filter is responsible for filtering the air that enters the passenger compartment, removing any dust, pollen, or other allergens. Over time, the cabin air filter can become clogged and dirty, reducing the efficiency of your car's air conditioning and heating system, and potentially causing health issues. It is recommended that you change your cabin air filter every 15,000 to 25,000 miles, or as needed.

Transmission Filter:

The transmission filter is responsible for removing any contaminants from the transmission fluid, keeping it clean and free-flowing. Over time, the transmission filter can become clogged and dirty, potentially causing damage to the transmission. It is recommended that you change your transmission filter every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, or as needed.

Periodically changing your vehicle's filters will help ensure the longevity of your vehicle and prevent costly repairs down the road. At The Car & Truck Guys, we can help you maintain your car's filters and provide recommendations on when to replace them. Please give us a call or schedule your appointment online today!

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