I doubt my car needs a fuel filter, air filter, and oil changed as often as mechanics say. Can...
you explain to me how I am going to say money by spending money?
Mechanics are trained to sell maintenace to keep the shop profitable. This is a generally harmless way to make some steady money. If you follow the manufacturers recommened maintenace schedule you can't go wrong.
Its hard to calculate the cost of performing maintenace versus waiting for your car do die. A clogged fuel filter can cause premature fuel pump failure. Filter change 115 dollars, fuel pump job 900 dollars.
A clogged air filter can cause the car to over-fuel. Potential damage to the engine from overfueling, loss of fuel economy, potential to damage the catalytic converters.
An air filter is 15 dollars.
You can see where this is going.
If you want to save some money consider learning to do some maintenace yourself rather than paying full-rate at the garage.
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The basic job of an air filter in cars is to send purified air to the combustion chamber where the air mixes with the fuel and the combustion process takes place. More oxygen means better combustion; therefore, better performance, fuel efficiency,... read more
by autter36 years ago
What is the significance of the arrow on the side of new fuel filters?Thanks again for all your advice. After changing my fuel filter, my engine stalls and dies after just a few seconds. I used a Wix filter...
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