The cabin air filter collects dust, pollen, and other debris before it can enter the passenger compartment through the climate control (HVAC) system. As a result, periodic replacement is necessary.
Why Should It Be Serviced?
A dirty cabin air filter may affect heater and AC performance, so it's important to have it serviced. If you don't, you may experience one or more of these symptoms:
- Poor air flow from HVAC system
- Odors from HVAC system
When Should It Be Serviced?
- We recommend replacing the cabin air filter every 12,000 to 15,000 miles. Having it serviced at these intervals will help reduce the chance of any related concerns. Not all vehicles are equipped with a cabin air filter, please consult you owners manual for specific information and their recommend replacement interval.
How It's Done
Depending on the model, various components may need to be removed to access the cabin air filter. Once access is gained, the technician will remove the old filter, clean the surrounding area, and install the new filter.