Of all the steps you can take to keep your Toyota running properly, changing the engine air filter is one of the most beneficial. The engine air filter serves as a barrier against contaminants that would otherwise get into your engine and hurt performance. Replacing the engine air filter is a crucial part of your Toyota’s maintenance and failure to do so could lead to a number of issues for your vehicle, including sluggish performance and poor fuel economy. Take charge of your Toyota’s maintenance needs with an engine air filter replacement from the experts at Westbury Toyota.
Nestled inside a plastic housing located towards the front of the engine compartment, the engine air filter plays a crucial role in keeping your Toyota’s engine healthy and overall performance strong. The engine air filter itself is lined with pleated paper that traps a wide array of harmful debris, including dirt, dust, bugs, and a host of other particulates before they enter the engine’s air intake and combustion chambers. In essence, the engine air filter makes sure that only clean air reaches the engine. Dust and other debris can cause internal engine components to wear out over time, eventually reducing performance.
As you can imagine, your Toyota engine air filter gets dirtier with time and use. Eventually, the engine air filter can become so clogged with debris that only small amounts of air is able to pass through. This can literally choke your engine and lead to various performance issues, including sluggish acceleration and poor throttle response. A dirty engine air filter can also cause the engine to use more fuel than necessary, resulting in a decrease in fuel economy. You’ll find the proper engine air filter replacement intervals in your vehicle owner’s manual.
The certified technicians at Westbury Toyota can replace your engine air filter as part of your Toyota's regular maintenance. For most Toyota vehicles in New York, Hempstead, Huntington, and Levittown, engine air filter replacements are included in the recommended service schedule. We only use genuine OEM parts for this process, ensuring that your vehicle receives the same quality parts with the same optimal performance as the original. Whenever you need your engine air filter replaced or need any other service, stop by our Express Service Department at Westbury Toyota in Westbury, NY or make an appointment online.Service Department