Maintenance Tips You Can Handle
June 6, 2020
Air Filter Maintenance
Tools You Need: None
Time to Complete: 10 minutes
Estimated Cost: $10
You need a new air filter for your car every 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. You can pay a mechanic and give up your car for a day, or you can replace your air filter at home in about ten minutes.
First, find your filter under the hood of your car. It’s in a black rectangular box with metal clips on the side. Check your owner’s manual if you don’t see it as soon as you pop the hood.
Open up the casing, and check out how the air filter fits inside it. Make a note...