How to Clean K&N Air Filter Without Kit

A lot of kinds of air filter are provide in the market. Besides being a substitute for standard air filter, there is also a performance enhancer.

Well, these air filters can generally be clean, so it doesn’t need to be replace new if it’s dirty.

But the problem is, the washers are not cheap, although the replacement of air filter concept that can be washe again is a saving.

On the market, K&N air filter cleaner are sale quite expensive. Not to mention, the topical oil after being wash, of course, is not sold at cheap prices.

But, there are ways that can make this K&N air filter cleaning business more cheap. By washing using cheaper materials. No need to bother, even can be obtaine from home furniture.

Prepare the ingredients we will use to clean the K&N air filter:

  • detergent
  • warm water
  • shock absorbers oil or equal (for example : WD-40 oil)
  • large enough container


Clean The Dirt From The K&N Air Filter

  • Remove the dirty K&N air filter from its place
  • prepare the container and filter washing materials
  • pour hot water into the container
  • put the detergent into the container
  • stir until the detergent is distribute with water
  • dip the air filter into detergent water
  • let the air filter sit and wait a moment
  • lift the air filter and dip it back into detergent water
  • do this until the dirt in the air filter is release
  • water will look cloudy because of dirt
  • if it’s enough, leave the K&N air filter in the shade

The filter should not be dry using pressurized wind or dried in the sun. This is because if the K&N air filter is blow it will damage the element.

Apply Oil to The K&N Air Filter

The last process, you can apply shock absorber oil (or other light oil) to the clean K&N air filter.

Use a soft brush to apply the shock absorber oil to the K&N air filter.

When  you apply this oil, don’t get too excited, meaning it doesn’t need to  be on each side of the filter, only the outside of the filter.

The  goal is that impurities and impending dust will stick to this outer part only, and not be suck into the engine combustion chamber.

That was How to Clean K&N Air Filter Without Kit as a saving alternative. If the filter can’t be clean, replacing it with a new one. I hope it’s useful.


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