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To have a well-running scooter you should take good care of the air filter. The air filter acts as a gatekeeper between the engine of the scooter and the fresh air it requires so as to burn fuel, therefore, creating power. A dirty air filter will simply rob your engine power whereas a damaged one will let particles into the combustion chambers of your scooter.

You should make it a habit of checking the air filter after riding on a dirty off road to see whether it requires a good air cleaning or replacement. Another time you should check the air filter is when you are changing the oil on your scooter.

There are two types of air filters in scooters, foam air filters and cotton air filters.

Cleaning of a Scooter air filter

Scooter air filters should be cleaned using the air compressor. Avoid using to much pressure since they can lead to the breaking down of glue holding the filter together. You should avoid any soap it will prevent air to flow adequately in the filter. Many manufacturers of filters have special kits for you to use when cleaning your air filter. Below is a simple procedure to clean a foam air filter;

A clean air filter ensures the engine breathes easily, revs faster and makes maximum power. With these few tips, you can clean your foam air filter easily.

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  1. you can get spray on air filter oil but it’s just an easy to put the clean filter in to a plastic bag with a little splash of clean engine oil and just jiggle it about until the filter’s got a good coating over the surface..

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