When driving around Fort Wayne, your automobile engine needs clean air to burn the fuel – and it needs a lot. In fact, a typical vehicle needs about 216,000 gallons of air for every tank of gas.
All that air passes through a filter that catches the dust and dirt. Eventually the filter gets completely full. Because the filter can only hold so much, dirt starts getting through. This dirty air passes through the mass airflow sensor, and starts to accumulate on the delicate sensor element. The mass air flow sensor measures how much air is getting into your engine. When the airflow reading is incorrect, your automobile engine doesn’t get the proper amount of fuel. It runs rough and doesn’t perform as well as it should.
Eventually, the sensor is so damaged it needs to be replaced – which is pricy. In fact you could buy a case or two of air filters for the cost of a sensor replacement.
Of course, that dirty air keeps on going through to your automobile engine where it’s burned along with the fuel, which dirties up your combustion chamber and increases harmful exhaust emissions – not a good thing for Fort Wayne air quality, not to mention our lungs.
When your friendly,honest North Wells Service Center service advisor brings out your dirty air filter and recommends a replacement, remember the cost and poor performance that can be waiting for you down the road if you neglect this simple North Wells Service Center service. Ask your North Wells Service Center advisor if it’s time to replace your engine air filter.
North Wells Service Center in Fort Wayne has been providing quality auto repair services for Fort Wayne motorists for 53 years. Our specialties include transmission service, tires, and oil change.
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North Wells Service Center
522 Wallywood Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46808