Your family car engine really needs clean air to operate efficiently: it takes about twelve thousand gallons of air to burn a gallon of gas in your family car engine. And clean air is much better than dirty.
When yourair filterís dirty, it simply canít trap any more dirt, so the dirt just passes through into your air intake system. From there it
can get into the family car engine combustion chamber. And burning dust and pollen in your engine as you drive around San Antonio
does you no good.
The verdict: When your engine air filter needs to be replaced; it needs to be replaced. How often depends entirely on how dirty the air is in San Antonio where you drive. A simple visual inspection by a friendly Cordova Auto Centers technician will tell you when you need a new engine air filter in your family car.
When you look at the air filter on your furnace in your San Antonio home and see itís all clogged up with dust and dirt, you donít hesitate to replace it. But donít wait until your air filter (furnace or automobile) is totally plugged Ė by that time youíve been running inefficiently in San Antonio for a lot of miles.
When your Cordova Auto Centers service technician brings out your nasty engine air filter, you now know why you should go ahead and change it out.