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Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter

Part No. A24278 Warranty  

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Purolator Classic Air Filter; 96.5% efficiency; provides enhanced protection to help improve performance and fuel efficiency; meets or exceeds OEM specifications.
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Purolator ClassicPanel Type Air Filter
 
4.2

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Durable (8)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small cars (7)
    • Large cars (5)
    • Trucks (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    GREAT

    This air filter is exactly like the one that Infiniti put in the car when they built it. If Purolator did not make the filter that was used as original equipment, I am sure...Read complete review

    This air filter is exactly like the one that Infiniti put in the car when they built it. If Purolator did not make the filter that was used as original equipment, I am sure that this one is as good or better. It fit perfectly. This is not rocket science, it is an air filter. This one is good quality, does what you want it to do and is readily available and very reasonably priced at Advance Auto Parts. I will buy another one next year.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Does not fit 2013 Pathfinder

    The Purolator Classic filter A24278 does not fit in the 2013 Pathfinder. The black rubber gasket is thicker than OEM, and the filter enclosure won't close with it inserted. I shaved the gasket...Read complete review

    The Purolator Classic filter A24278 does not fit in the 2013 Pathfinder. The black rubber gasket is thicker than OEM, and the filter enclosure won't close with it inserted. I shaved the gasket to make it fit, but I'm not sure that is a good thing, as it may cause leakage.

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    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Does the job

    By Wildeagle

    from York, PA

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

        Added with a new MAF sensor. Car now runs great.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Unexpected Surprise

        By Pit Viper

        from Wilmington, NC

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • High-Performance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars
          • Small Cars
          • Trucks

          Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

          Definitely did not expect to see any improvement in mileage since I am pretty meticulous about maintenance, but did. Just checked and actually got 1 mpg better. Not much, but I'll take anything I can get.

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          • No

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          (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Does not fit 2013 Pathfinder

          By mlebauer

          from Potomac MD

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Level 2

          Pros

            Cons

            • Incompatible

            Best Uses

              Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

              The Purolator Classic filter A24278 does not fit in the 2013 Pathfinder. The black rubber gasket is thicker than OEM, and the filter enclosure won't close with it inserted. I shaved the gasket to make it fit, but I'm not sure that is a good thing, as it may cause leakage.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Fit Perfectly

              By Larry the Car Guy

              from Canton, OH

              About Me Backyard Mechanic 42 Yrs

              Verified Buyer
              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

              • Good quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Small Cars
                • Trucks

                Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                This Purolator air filter works just as well as other brands costing more. Well made product at a reasonable price. Will buy over and over again !

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                (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Nice quality air filter for the price

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                    This air filter is good quality for the price and fits perfectly.

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                    • No

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                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    great low cost filter

                    By Duke

                    from Keedysville, MD

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Ask me a question

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                    3 or more reviews submitted

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                        Used for 95' Subaru works/fit great

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                        • No

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                        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great replacement part

                        By Greg

                        from Reedsville,Pa

                        About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

                        Ask me a question

                        Verified Buyer
                        3 or more reviews submitted

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars
                          • Small Cars
                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                          Just pullout your old dirty filter and replace it with this quality filter and let your engine breath again.

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                          • No

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                          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          review

                          By Jo

                          from Richmond, VA

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 2

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • High-Performance

                          Cons

                          • Na

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars

                          Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                          na

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                          • No

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                          (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Good Product

                          By Sammy Boy

                          from Somerset, Ma

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Small Cars

                            Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                            Use puralator products all time time (oil/air/cabin) and never disappointed

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                            • No

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                            (12 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            A good deal

                            By JPP

                            from Kansas

                            Verified Buyer
                            Level 2

                            Pros

                            • Good Filter For The Money

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Large Cars
                              • Small Cars
                              • Trucks

                              Comments about Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter:

                              Well made filter for the money. Will buy more

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                              • No

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                              • Q:

                                I need a filter to allow as much air flow as possible even if I have to replace more often. How does this air filter compare to
                                Fram in that category.

                                Thanks;
                                Bob
                                Asked on 9/23/2014 by Bob from Huntsville AL.

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                                • CUSTOMER CARE

                                  A:

                                  I'm happy to help, Bob! This Purolator Classic Panel Type Air Filter (Part No. A24278) is designed to meet or exceed the original equipment specifications for your car. It is designed more as an original equipment replacement than for high performance. Advance Auto Parts does have high performance air filters available from Spectre, K&N and AEM. Typically the highest air flow will be found in the K&N or Spectre design as the AEM is a dryflow synthetic media that is designed to capture more dust and dirt than your typical air filter.

                                  Not only will the Spectre or K&N filter allow for increased airflow, they will typically allow you to drive 50,000 miles between cleanings. Each brand has their own cleaning and oiling instructions and cleaning and oiling kits available.

                                  As for your question about how the Purolator compares to the FRAM, they will be fairly close in terms of airflow.

                                  Answered on 9/29/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
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