How to Clean and Re-Oil Your Air Filter

One of the most commonly asked questions in our service center is, “How do I clean my air filter?” In this tutorial, we explain how to clean and re-oil them. We’ve even created a free re-oiling calculator so you know precisely how much oil to use.

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00:00 Intro
00:35 When to service your air filter
01:16 Cleaning large debris
02:00 Filter cleaner tips
02:19 Cleaning products to avoid
02:27 Rinsing
02:56 Drying
03:20 Oil Calculator
05:56 Re-oiling filter
08:55 Filter wicking

You’ll come across people online complaining about oil filters caking up their MAF sensor located in their air intake tube. This occurs only when filters are improperly oiled. In this video, we’ll show you the right way to do it so this doesn’t occur. If properly cared for, your Ram-Air filter element should last years and years.

Industrial Designer, Christopher Beau steps in to demonstrate how to perfectly re-oil the filter.

Our app makes it easy to know how to re-oil your filter.

Arlen goes through all the steps and shows how to clean a dry and oiled air filter. He also explains the benefits of choosing one over the other.

We’ve recently added to our selection of pre-filters that prevent larger debris from entering the filter’s pleats. Enter your vehicle at to find the right pre-filter for your Ram-Air system.