European automobiles are complicated machines. However, things can be simplified by learning a little bit about the components that make your car run correctly. There are a few different types of car filters on your European vehicle, and learning a little bit about them can help you assess problems and know when to come in for repairs. Simply Euro Automotive Repair lists the different types of filters on your European car.
Situated in your car’s engine, the air filter makes sure that no dirt and debris enter your engine as air flows through it. You always want clean air flowing through your engine so that no foreign materials enter and gunk up the engine. 12,000 miles is a good interval to change this filter, or if you experience hesitation from your engine. Other signs include bad gas mileage and challenges starting your car. Your mechanic should easily be able to tell you how much life your air filter has left.
Your fuel filter makes sure that the gasoline you put in your car is clean. If you experience any sputtering, stalling, or acceleration problems as you drive, your fuel filter may need to be replaced. This filter should be changed every 30,000 miles (or two years). Have your mechanic check this filter when you come in for maintenance.
Your cabin filter keeps clean air flowing into the cabin as you drive. You’ll also want this filter changed every 30,000 miles, or if you start to experience headaches or a general sense that the air in your car is dirty. You didn’t buy a European automobile to feel sick inside of it, so make sure your mechanic keeps this component clean and fresh.
Clean oil is so important. It’s a really good idea to get your oil filter changed every time you have your oil changed. If you’re driving with an old oil filter, your oil will deteriorate much more quickly, and you may not know the exact issue when your car starts to act up. Make sure your mechanic does this when you get an oil change service (every 3,000 miles) – your car will thank you.
Simply Euro Automotive Repair in Castle Pines, CO is standing by to help you with any and all of your European car repair needs. Whether it is a simple filter change, or a complete transmission overhaul, our certified technicians have the knowledge and experience to fix it right the first time. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment!