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Bad mileage, so I'm trying to change the air filter, but can't find where it is? Are there any other good reasons, it has 45,000 miles, do the plugs need changing? I was told they usally last 50 to 75,000 miles? Thanks to all for your help.

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Could be bad gas could be alot of things but your air filter will be housed in a black box where the throttle body leads from so trace it back to the air box and voila you have your air filter

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