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Cleaning the mountune Green air filter

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So I cleaned the Green drop in air filter, that comes with the mountune full induction kit, with the Green filter cleaning kit. Followed the directions, meaning warm water through the clean side, air dry, and then re-oil. Reinstalled. Went to go to work this morning and got an engine warning light. I thought I may have applied too much oil onto the cotton filter, and that was causing the dts. Driving home I remembered that I had to unhook the temperature sensor on the mountune high flow induction hose to get the filter in and out. Once I monitored intake air temperature, I saw -40 deg F and knew something was amiss, and it clicked. Sooo, clean your filter and remember to re-clasp the temp sensor!
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I've got the Mountune MP215 kit as well with the green filter. How often is it recommended to clean the filter? I only have about 3,500 miles on the filter.
I ordered a spare during the Black Friday sale. These filters look very much like something from K&N Filters, which means that they should be able to go something like 50,000 miles and still filter air better and flow better than stock paper filters.

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