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Engine Air Filter

Today we want to talk about your engine air filter. `
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Simple Ansers from Allen Tire Inc: Engine Air Filter

What's the harm in putting off replacing my engine air filter a little longer? `
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Learning About your MAF Filter

Air and fuel are mixed together to be burned in your engine. You request how much of each you need by how hard you press on the accelerator, or by going up or down a hill, or by how much you are carrying in your vehicle as your drive around Richmond. Based on how much air you need – and how much is available – your engine management computer sends the needed amount of fuel to your engine. But what if the computer is getting the wrong specifics about how much air is coming into your engine? Well, it would send get the wrong amount of fuel and your engine wouldn’t perform the way you need it to.

The Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor measures the volume, temperature, and density of the air coming ...

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