How to Check Air Filter: 1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L V6 Extended Cab Pickup (4 Door)

Ford Ranger Model Years - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

1. Remove Filter - All of the steps needed to remove the air filter

2. Assess Filter - Determine if your old filter needs replacement

3. Replace Filter - Insert the filter and put everything back in place

4. More Info. - Additional thoughts on checking the filter

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Video Description

The engine air filter in your 1999 Ford Ranger cleans the air that enters your engine. Checking and replacing the air cleaner in your 1999 Ranger at least once a year will help you get better gas mileage. A dirty air filter will cause your Ranger to lose 1 - 3 mpg; depending on your driving, you can improve your fuel economy and save 70 - 100 gallons of gas per year simply by changing your filter regularly. The video above, shows you where the engine air filter is located in your Ranger and how to check it!

In addition to improving the fuel economy of your Ranger, replacing your air filter will improve the performance of your engine. These filters are fairly inexpensive, so check out our parts page for great deals and coupons on a new one (tip: buy several air filters for your 1999 Ranger so you can easily replace it with a new one if it is dirty.)

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