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Stack The Odds In Your Favor; Change Your Car's Engine Air Filter Regularly

We play the odds with practically everything we do in life, whether it’s something as mundane as turning on the tap for hot water or driving through a nasty thunderstorm at night. According to the website http://funny2.com the chance of dying from contact with hot tap water is 1 in approximately 5 million, and the chance of being killed by lightning is about 1 in 2.3 million! On the more positive side, the odds of finding out that your child is a genius are much higher – 1 in 250.

Cabin Air Filters For Your Car — Building Barriers Against ‘Bad Stuff’

Anyone who suffers from asthma or allergies knows there’s no telling when and where those triggers can set off a fit of sneezing or coughing and wheezing in adults and children. Whether it’s inside your home or your car, asthma and allergy triggers are everywhere especially in the spring season when we routinely see a noticeable spike in pollen, dust, mold and other contaminants in the air.

Change Your Air Filter; Change Your Driving Style

Change your clocks; change the batteries in your smoke detector, we are advised. What if we take this a step further and say, change your vehicle’s air filter; change your driving style. “If changing the air filter helps improve a vehicle’s overall performance, then it is a good idea to adjust your driving style as well,” says Kevin O'Dowd, Director of Marketing & Communications at MANN+HUMMEL Purolator Filters NA LLC. MANN+HUMMEL Purolator Filters supplies air, oil and cabin air filters to the North American Automotive Aftermarket.

Does Your Car Need To Breathe In Clean Air Too?

We all know that breathing clean air contributes to a long and healthy life. But are you also aware that if your vehicle’s engine ‘breathes’ clean air it performs better over a longer period of time? Abrasive dust, dirt and other contaminants that can enter through the engine’s air intake ducts while you are driving can potentially damage a car’s internal engine components, increase wear and tear and ultimately reduce the engine’s power. In short, if dirt gets inside an engine it can adversely affect a vehicle’s overall performance and long life.

Treat Your Engine Nice ... And It Will Be Nice To You

We all know that the Golden Rule reads, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Well, here’s your chance to implement that rule and enhance the life and value of your car at the same time. Over the last decade or so we’ve learned that breathing dirty air can be hazardous to our health. The same logic applies to the engine in your car, SUV, or light truck or van. Keeping the inside of your engine clean will keep it healthy, longer, and will enhance its value if you decide to sell or trade it.

Why Shield Your Children From Dirty Air While Driving? ... And How Best To Do It

Why Shield Your Children From Dirty Air When Driving? … And How Best To Do It  – That air pollution remains a serious threat to public health is widely known. However, studies are now indicating that children, for a variety of reasons, are potentially more susceptible to its effects than adults.

10 Tips On Getting The Best Possible Oil Change

Getting an oil change on your car according to the maintenance schedule specified in your vehicle’s owner’s manual is probably the single best thing you can do to maintain its longevity. Otherwise, in a very short time, you may have to say ‘goodbye’ to what may be your second largest investment.

However, all oil changes are not alike. And whether you do it yourself or have it done for you by a professional, the same rules will apply.

So how can you make sure that your vehicle gets the best possible oil change? Simply follow the tips outlined below.

All Oil Filters Are Not Created Equal: It’s What’s Inside That Counts

When it comes to selecting a filter for your car, it’s hard to tell just by looking at it whether the filter you choose is up to the job. Filters are small-dollar products that can cause high-dollar consequences, so it’s important that you choose wisely, whether it’s an oil, engine air, cabin air, fuel or transmission filter you’re dealing with.

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Changing Your Vehicle’s Filters Is Still A Great DIY Opportunity

While the increasing complexity of today's cars, light trucks, and SUVs has put many tasks beyond the capabilities of light do-it-yourselfers (DIYers), filter changes can still be easily handled by most DIYers. In fact, the opportunity for car owners to change their own filters is actually growing, thanks to a design change in newer vehicles that includes never-before-used filters that clean the air you breathe.  

Premium Oil Filters Keep Oil Clean, Flowing Smoothly Between Oil Changes.

Statistics gathered at a recent National Car Care Month inspection campaign conducted by the Car Care Council show that 30 percent of the vehicles failed because they had low, overfull, or dirty engine oil. ‘Clean’ oil is the life-blood of any engine and changing it and the oil filter frequently is what keeps the vehicle’s engine running smoothly, mile after mile.

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