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WINDSOR LOCKS Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in WINDSOR LOCKS. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, WINDSOR LOCKS drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin air filters have become common in WINDSOR LOCKS. You can look in your owner's manual to see if you have one. If you do, there'll be a recommendation for replacing it when it gets dirty. If you live in an area of CT where there's a lot of dust, pollen or pollution, you may need to change it more often.You can also ask your friendly and knowledgeable service advisor at Scata's Auto & Truck Repair in WINDSOR LOCKS. How hard is it to change an air filter on a car? It depends on your vehicle. Some are quite accessible; others take some doing to get to them. They're usually in the engine compartment or under the dashboard.Because cabin air filters are so new on the scene, so ... read more

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Breathe Deep in WINDSOR LOCKS With a New Cabin Air Filter

Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and WINDSOR LOCKS auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,000 kilometers).The filter is usually under the vehicle hood or under the dashboard. Some are a little tricky to get to, so you'll want to have your friendly and knowledgeable Scata's Auto & Truck Repair service advisor take care of replacing them.As we said, many WINDSOR LOCKS people don't realize they have a cabin air filter and come to Scata's Auto & Truck Repair saying "my vents are smelling bad." It usually turns out to be a dirty cabin air filter. A switch out and they're on their way, smelling sweet.WINDSOR LOCKS residents who suffer from allergies can really benefit from a cabin air filter as it keeps irritants to a minimum.If you're one of ... read more

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Cabin Air Filter From Scata's Auto & Truck Repair

Here is a questions for WINDSOR LOCKS drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It filters out dust, pollen, spores, bacteria, pollutants, sparrows, exhaust gas and odors.These high tech filters can block particles larger than 3 microns. By contrast, a grain of sand is about 200 microns.Now not all vehicles in the WINDSOR LOCKS area have cabin filters. They are fairly new on the scene in CT. About 40 percent of new vehicles come with cabin air filters, but the number is growing every year.Cabin air filters can make for a very nice driving environment for WINDSOR LOCKS. Your car can be a haven during CT allergy season with very little dust and pollen getting into the cabin. However, like all filters, your cabin air filter e ... read more

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