BMW Air Filter
BMW air filter is an integral part of your ride for it provides mixture of fresh, clean air and fuel to the engine. Poor fuel economy & sluggish performance is a result of a choked BMW air filter. Proper suction of clean air increases power of an engine to prolong its life and torque hand fuel economy. BMW air filters help the environment by reducing the volume of filters put in landfills.
BMW air filter is made up of a micro porous & paper like fibrous material which filters out the air from dust particles, pollen and micro-organisms like bacteria which helps in protecting the internal combustion engines and compressors from damage caused by these air particles. BMW air filters are made according to a definite shape which can easily arrange on plastic or metal frame to fit in car's air filter holder. BMW air filters are used in all the models of BMW be it BMW 128i, or BMW 335d, or BMW 550i, or BMW 760Li, or BMW X6M……………etc.
Most fuel injected vehicles use pleated paper filter element in the form of flat panel. The BMW air filter is placed in the plastic box connected to throttle body. Different materials like porous foam or cotton-gauze or cotton fabric successfully filters all those harmful particles that may choke the performance and degrade your BMW's engine. These contaminants speed up the wear and tear of components of power train system of your ride. If BMW air filters are used and cleaned properly then it may resist damage or cracks or oil stains and that is how they may surely last longer. It is recommended that the BMW air filter must get replaced the moment it has served at its fullest and is really filthy. For BMW air filter it is advised to replace it after every 12,000 miles (19,312 kilometers), as there is no real science to know when it's time to replace the filter.
Every single BMW air filter is enough to restore the factory-fresh performance to your Bimmer but if you are still looking ahead to add a little more power from the BMW air filter then you should surely upgrade it to a high-flow BMW air filter. High-performance air filters or high-flow air filters are the quickest and the easiest way to extract more power from your ride as they allow more air to flow with less restriction, and are washable and reusable too.
If in case you need to change the BMW air filter of your own then you should look for a large plastic tube which is going away from the top of your BMW engine. This tube should connect to a large box which can be either round or square in shape and is made up of either plastic or metal. This air filter box has a top that comes off to access the air filter. If you find that the material of air filter is blackened and the dirt is restricting the passage of air flow then your BMW air filter needs an immediate replacement.