Help! Mazda 3 airfilter housing

Asked by Oct 21, 2010 at 12:25 AM about the 2010 Mazda MAZDA3 s Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Changed my air filter today and found the housing PACKED! with friggn' acorns. When I ssay PACKED! I mean PACKED! I should have taken pictures but didn't think of it at the time. Obviously it dragged the performence down noticibly. How can i prevent this from happening again? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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12,125

Ahhh a Woodsman ... Car near trees. Totally remove your air box. Custome make some screening from a window screen/ or similar and put over the inlet of the air box to keep the critters out.

4,715

you need to take out the air box case and get it checked thoroughly.

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