Toyota Air Filter
Engine of your car depends on mix of fresh, clean air and fuel; Job of keeping air clean is done by air filter. Thus an air filter is an important part of your car system. Toyota Air filters excel in doing the same. Air Filter is a device made of fibrous material which removes solid particles like dust, pollen, mold, and bacteria from air and helps protecting the engine from damage caused by these air particles. It is made of paper like fibrous material which is in accordion shape and is attached to arrange on plastic or metal frame to fit in car's air filter holder. Toyota Air Filters are used in all the models of Toyota be it Toyota Yaris, Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla..etc.
Most fuel injected vehicles use pleated paper filter element in form of flat panel. This filter is placed in the plastic box connected to throttle body. In old vehicles which use carburetors it is placed usually at a height above the carburetor or throttle body.
Air Filters are made of:
- Paper air filter: Pleated paper filters are nearly choice of every automobile engine cleaners, because they are efficient, easy to service, and cost effective.
- Foam air filter: Oil wetted polyurethane foam elements are used in some aftermarket replacement automobile air filters. They are now however replaced by paper air filters. Depending on grade and thickness, an oil wetted foam filter offers minimal airflow restriction or very high dirt capacity. This helps automobiles which are used for rallying and other motorsport application where high level of dust is encountered.
Car Filter should be changed regularly else it decreases the gas mileage. Dirty filter can cause other systems to run ineffectively, such as your emission control system, which regulates the car's air-fuel mixture. A dirty air filter can also cause damage to spark plugs which ignite the fuel in the combustion chambers, as there will be too much fuel without enough air; if spark plug dirty you will face problem in running your car effectively.
If you plan to change your air filter yourself, look for a large plastic tube leading away from top of engine. The tube should connect to a large box that may be round or square, plastic or metal. The air filter box will have a top that comes off to access the air filter. If the air filter material is blackened, the dirt is restricting the passage of air and filter should be replaced.
Indoor environment of your vehicle may contain extremely polluted air. The compact environment of your vehicle may contain pollutants like dust particle, pollen, bacteria. They can adversely affect you and your passenger's health and comfort. Toyota Cabinet Filter helps in removing the dust particles and giving you and your passengers a healthier environment to breathe in.
Toyota Cabinet Filter replacement would be necessary if you observe reduced air flow from the vents or if windows fog up easily in fresh mode. It is necessary for the performance and life of your engine that you replace air filters timely. Whenever you change your Toyota Air Filters get them replaced through genuine parts and as per the make and model of your vehicle. Toyota recommends replacing the air filters after 30000 miles or after 36 months. If operating your Toyota under special operating conditions an inspection is recommended every 15000 miles or 18 months.