Category Archives: Engine Air Filter

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Jerry Lambert Automotive

All of us in Salt Lake City know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Jerry Lambert Automotive technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be changed before releasing your vehicle.Don't just chock this up to trying to sell you something else. Salt Lake City area drivers really do need to change their air filter when it gets dirty. You can check your owner's manual to see how often your air filter should need to be changed, but remember, if you live in an area in Utah with poor air quality, or if you drive a lot or drive under harsh conditions in the Salt Lake City area, you may need to change that filter more often than is recommended.Changing an air filter isn't guesswork. If a filter's dirty, it needs to be replaced. Air filters aren't ve ... read more

Jerry Lambert Automotive Engine Air Filter Replacement

When your experienced Jerry Lambert Automotive technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your air filter.An air filter does what its name implies: it filters stuff out of the air. Air is drawn into your engine through the filter because your engine needs air to burn fuel. If the filter weren't there, a lot of dust and debris would come into the vehicle engine with the air when you are driving around Salt Lake City. That dust and debris would get hot, burn and produce all kinds of ash and gumminess that would eventually clog up your engine. Drop in an air filter and voilá! Problem solved. But air filters themselves get clogged up with all the junk they clean out of the Salt Lake City air. This doesn't allow the junk into the vehicle engi ... read more