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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Toyota Parts 101: Air Filters

 

Your Toyota car is built to last, but not every part of your vehicle is meant to last forever. That's why you have to keep up with routine maintenance and replace certain components once they have outlived their usefulness. Fortunately for you, Keyes Toyota has all of the official Toyota parts that you need to keep your vehicle in top shape.

Some car parts you may not think about often are air filters. These parts have a crucial role to play though, and neglecting to get them replaced when needed can cause problems.

Engine Air Filter

One of the air filters we'll replace for you at our Toyota service center is the engine air filter. This part helps keep contaminants and potentially damaging particles away from your engine. Eventually, your engine air filter wears out and can't do its job as well, which means that you need a replacement.

If you neglect to replace it, you could end up damaging your engine. Yes, your engine seems like it's quite tough and hardy, but it's actually made up of a lot of delicate parts. These small and delicate parts need to perform in high-friction, high-heat environments, and they can be easily damaged. Your air filter helps protect them.

Cabin Air Filter

This type of air filter helps protect you and your passengers. It filters out dirt, allergens, and other particles from the road outside. It prevents them from getting into your vehicle, where they could be irritating. A cabin air filter can even help keep out bad smells from the outside.

If you think that you need new filters or any other kind of service, schedule an appointment through our website. Our skilled Toyota technicians are ready to assist drivers in Van Nuys and the surrounding areas. We hope to see you soon!

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