The air filter is one of the major recipients of dirt generated by the activity of combustion engine car. If we keep it in good condition, we can put at risk the proper functioning of the vehicle. We help in explaining you step by step how to clean car air filter.
First of all, we need to be clear where is located the air filter. The engine is normally in a plastic box of dark color protruding a plastic tube.
At this point, you’ll need a screwdriver to remove the air filter on your location.
A time out, check all the dirt that has leaked, you show good work folder. You can clean it with a vacuum cleaner.
The frequency with which you clean the air filter depends on how you use it to drive, so that maintenance should be more frequent if you regularly travel on dirt roads if you only do it for asphalt. In any case, car manuals often give indications about it.
Note that a point to clean the air filter your vehicle will not be enough, so we will replace with a new one arrives. You will find all the information in our article How to change the air filter of a car.