Cannot afford to replace Subaru Impreza air filter yet, so can I just take it out & vacuum it and then put it back?
- PLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
Walmart sells air filters for Subaru Impreza's for $6. A cheap clean filter is better than an expensive dirty one. Otherwise vacuuming isn't ideal since it doesn't get rid of the fine particles that get embedded within it, but it's certainly better than doing nothing at all since you can at least get rid of the large debris.
- 2 months ago
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- thebax2006Lv 72 months ago
Take it out and tap it to remove any loose dirt. If you can't see a light bulb through the air filter buy a new one. They likely don't cost more then $20.
Better be changing your oil and filter every 3,000 miles dude.Source(s): Mitsubishi Master Tech
- Anonymous2 months ago
Fram filters are about the price of a meal at Mickey Ds. If you do not have this cash, you are seriously hurting. Vacuum the filter if you are really broke.
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- gLv 72 months ago
Seriously? An air filter costs about the same as lunch at Denny's. Don't be so fantastic.
- yLv 72 months ago
Do the best you can with what you got. It is better then nothing.
- 2 months ago
I wouldn't use a Vacuum
you could use an air hose or left blower and blow it out
Never used a vacuum before but have used the air hose and it worked pretty well.