As a Dodge car owner, it is important that you include the cleaning or replacement of your Dodge's air filter whenever you conduct a periodic maintenance or routine checkup of your automobile. Car maintenance is not all about engine, gasoline, brakes, water/antifreeze or even tires. It also means checking, cleaning, or even replacing other vital components of your automobile even if they may seem to be not so important because they are directly used in your day to day driving. One good example of such vital components is the air filter.
Although it is true that a dirty or defective air filter does not right then and there affect your safe or efficient driving, it still affects the engine performance of your automobile which results to the engine's gradual deterioration and later on, to serious engine problem. This is so because, a dirty air filter loses its filtering ability, and even prevents the air from passing easily into the engine thereby affects the needed ratio of air and fuel mixture. An air filter like the Dodge air filter is an important component of your vehicle's engine system. It is that paper, cotton foam or cloth filter that sifts dirt, dust and other tiny particles in the air before it enters the engine. Regular replacement of air filters can help improve the performance, and prolong the life of your vehicle's engine.
You can find two kinds of air filters in the market to which are the combustion air filter and the cabin air filter. The former is the one that prevents particulate matter from getting inside the combustion chambers. This air filter is the one changed together with the oil during change-oil period. However, depending on the operating conditions of your vehicle, it can also be changed at shorter or longer intervals. A cabin air filter on the other hand, is a pleated-paper that is positioned in the "outside-air" intake for the vehicle's passenger compartment.
Air filters come on various shapes - rectangular, triangular, round and others. There are also environment-friendly air filters, by which, instead of disposing them, you can have them cleaned and reused for several times. Whichever of these air filters that your vehicle needs, you can surely find one that will fit the specifications of your vehicle. You can browse our comprehensive catalogue for a wide array or Dodge air filters. Here at Parts Train, we offer great deals of air filters including other parts and accessories for all your automotive needs. Check it out now!