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Close-up of a panel engine air filter under the hood of a car

What Is an Engine Air Filter Made of?

Engine air filters come in lots of different shapes and sizes, but they all do one job: They keep the inside of your engine free from harmful debris. Over the years, the design of engine air filters has changed, from their size to their material, so no one filter works best for all makes and models. Here’s a rundown of an engine air filter’s components…

Close-up of a panel engine air filter under the hood of a car

Inside Look: What Is An Engine Air Filter Made of?

Engine air filters come in lots of different shapes and sizes, but they all do one job: They keep the inside of your engine free from harmful debris. Over the years, the design of engine air filters has changed, from their size to their material, so no one filter works best for all makes and models. Here’s a rundown of an engine air filter’s components…

A person opening the engine air filter box under a car's hood

How to Change an Engine Air Filter

It’s easy to tell when your windshield wipers need to be replaced because the evidence is right in front of you. Similarly, a dirty cabin air filter might release unpleasant odors or block air from flowing through the vents. An engine air filter that needs to be replaced, however, isn’t so obvious…