Originally Posted by elp_jc
I'll try to get them exchanged with the only local dealer in town, but if they refuse and want me to leave the car, I'll buy them myself. I'm about to order 2 engine air filters from AA (2 for $100), which are the stock paper element but without the charcoal restrictive layer.
Do you have a link to a photo of the element with charcoal? Is the charcoal visible on the outside or inside? The one I just got from the dealer did not appear to have charcoal.