Breathing with a blocked nose can be quite an inconvenience; sometimes even downright irritating.

If your car could speak, it’ll probably agree the same – especially when its air filter has been neglected beyond oblivion.

Air is drawn from the outside and “purified” for the lack of a better word, before it enters the engine’s combustion chambers.

Hence, the less restrictive (or clogged) your air filter is, the better your car breathes and with cleaner air, the better your engine will perform.

So here’s how you can make sure “your car’s nose isn’t blocked” with a few simple steps.

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