Learn More About Chevy Silverado Air Filters

Hand removing cabin air filter

 

Chevy Silverados, like most vehicles, have two types of air filters. Here Penske Chevrolet explains Chevy Silverado air filters and why they are important. We answer questions like, “When to do a Silverado air filter change?” and “How long do air filters last?” Read on to learn more, and then when you’re ready for a new air filter, schedule a service appointment with Penske Chevrolet in Indianapolis.

 

 

Chevy Silverado Air Filter For the Engine

The first type of Chevy Silverado air filter is the engine air filter. Its purpose is to clean the air from and filter out harmful particles like dust and dirt so they doesn’t go into your engine. All engines need an adequate supply of air to burn fuel. Debris can damage your engine, which is why the service team at Penske Chevrolet checks your air filters during nearly every visit.

Chevy Silverado Air Filter For the Cabin

The primary function of your cabin air filter is to clean the air that travels into your heating and cooling ventilation system and enters the cabin. This cabin air filter can prevent harmful pollutants and allergens that can cause health issues, such as smog, pollen, mold, or dust.

When to Schedule Silverado Air Filter Changes

Usually, vehicle air filters should be changed about once a year or every 12,000-15,000 miles. But if you drive around places beyond Westfield with poor air quality or lots of construction, or drive often on dirt roads, you should do a Silverado air filter change more frequently. So, how long do air filters last? It depends on the conditions, but here are some signs to look out for that will indicate that it’s time for an air filter replacement:

  1. You notice a lingering unpleasant odor in your cabin
  2. Reduced air flow when your heater or A/C is on
  3. More dust than usual settling on vehicle surfaces

How Much Does an Air Filter Cost?

The cost of an air filter varies depending on your vehicle and whether you need a cabin or engine air filter. Still, an air filter usually costs between $35 and $75, but call for a quote. Be sure to take your Silverado to a Chevy Authorized Service Center like Penske Chevrolet where we only use OEM parts. You can also order auto parts online. Check our parts specials and service coupons to see if you can save some money!

Penske Chevrolet is Always at Your Service

If it’s time for a new Silverado air filter change, oil change, or tire rotation, contact us. We are conveniently located near Carmel and Noblesville and are always at your service. While you’re here, check out the new Chevy Silverado trim levels and dealer specials!

Car Maintenance and Parts Coupons Indianapolis

TRANSMISSION FLUID EXCHANGE
$25.00 OFF

*By appointment only, cars and light trucks only. May not be combined with other offers or specials. Must present coupon when order is written. Plus tax and supplies. Valid only at this location at vehicle check-in. Applicable to most models. See dealer for details. Offer expires end of month.

CABIN AIR FILTERS SPECIAL
$10.00 OFF

*By appointment only, cars and light trucks only. May not be combined with other offers or specials. Must present coupon when order is written. Plus tax and supplies. Valid only at this location at vehicle check-in. Applicable to most models. See dealer for details. Offer expires end of month.

PROFESSIONAL SILVER BATTERY
$10 OFF

*Tax extra. Excludes AGM batteries and some vehicles. Installation extra on select vehicles.
*By appointment only, cars and light trucks only. May not be combined with other offers or specials. Must present coupon when order is written. Plus tax and supplies. Valid only at this location at vehicle check-in. Applicable to most models. See dealer for details. Offer expires end of month.

 

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