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Breathe Easier Despite Air Quality Alerts: Expert Kunes Service Technicians Are Here to Help

Published on Jun 28, 2023 by Talia Mushinsky

Air Quality Alert: The Situation in the Northern U.S.

A recent report from the National Weather Service raises concerns about the air quality in the northern U.S. near the Great Lakes, due to an impending low-pressure system. This forecasted system is expected to pull in wildfire smoke from south-central Canada, adversely affecting air quality in these regions.

Health officials have taken immediate action. An air quality alert has been issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency effective until midnight, and Wisconsin's air quality advisory will last until tomorrow at noon. With a dip in outdoor air quality predicted, it becomes even more crucial to maintain the air quality inside your vehicle.

Kunes Auto Group Service Centers: Your Ally for Clean Cabin Air

To address these concerns, Kunes CDJR of Platteville's Service Center is stepping up to help you breathe easier during your drives.


We are offering free cabin air filter inspections to all customers. Ensuring that the air you breathe inside your car remains unaffected by outdoor air quality is our top priority. We invite you to stop by our service center to get of your free cabin air filter inspection today.

Air Filters in Your Vehicle: What They Do and Why They Matter

Air filters might not be the stars of your vehicle's components, but they perform a crucial role. Serving as the 'lungs' of your vehicle, they come in two main types: engine air filters and cabin air filters.

Engine Air Filters: Defenders of Your Engine

Engine air filters have the important task of keeping your engine safe from harmful debris. When your engine draws in air to mix with fuel, it's crucial that this air is clean. Impurities such as dust or other particles could cause severe damage to your engine, leading to decreased performance and possibly high-cost repairs.

Cabin Air Filters: Your Personal In-Car Air Purifier

Cabin air filters tirelessly maintain a clean environment inside your car by filtering out pollutants such as dust, pollen, and smog. If you've ever had to endure discomfort while driving because of a stuffy nose or itchy eyes, a blocked cabin air filter might be the cause. Regular replacement of this filter can significantly enhance your driving experience.

Air filters may not be the most glamorous part of your vehicle, but they're essential for your car's health and your own. Regular maintenance of these filters can save you from future expensive repairs and contribute to a comfortable, pleasant drive. So, the next time you're in for an oil change or a tire pressure check, don't forget to pay some attention to your air filters too!

For more expert advice on air filters or to inquire about our free cabin air filter inspections, don't hesitate to reach out to your service advisor at Kunes Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Platteville today. We're here to help you navigate through these challenging times with clean and safe air in your car.

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