How to clean or replace air filter in scooter
Air/oxygen is one of the most important factor in the working of a scooter engine along with fuel & spark, compression & timing. Amount of air intake & ratio of it mixing with fuel will play a very important role in smooth & efficient working of engine.
That is why, the air filter/cleaner should be serviced at regular intervals. Do it more frequently if you are riding in a really dusty area.
4 steps to clean or replace air filter in Mahindra scooter.
- First remove small cover (with mahindra name & logo) on the left side of scooter. You need to unscrew 2 screws to remove this panel.
- After removing 4 screws, you can take out the air cleaner(It will be a little bit tight even after removing all screws, so pull it out with little bit power).
- Best way to clean it is : with compressed air applied from inside of the air cleaner/filter. If it is very dirty, torn or damaged, it it recommended to replace it. Price of new air filter is around 150 to 250 rupees.
- Reinstall the cleaner in reverse order of removal.
Suitable aftermarket air filter for mahindra gusto – Purolator Air filter element Mahindra Gusto Pl-2356. Mrp – 184.
Warning : Never use oil, water or any other chemical to clean air filter.