Kia Spectra Cabin Air Filter Replacement Cost

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Cabin Air Filter Replacement
The average cost for a Kia Spectra cabin air filter replacement is between $57 and $71. Labor costs are estimated between $35 and $45 while parts are priced between $22 and $26. Estimate does not include taxes and fees.
Note about price: The cost of this service or repair can vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Related repairs may also be needed. Talk with a RepairPal Certified shop to learn which repairs might be right for you.
Cabin Air Filter Replacement

What is a cabin air filter?

The cabin air filter prevents dust, pollen, and other debris from entering the passenger compartment through the climate control (HVAC) system.

How does the cabin air filter work?

Typically made of paper or foam suspended in a plastic frame, the air filter media catches the dirt and debris that comes in through the heating and ventilation air intake. Some high end vehicle have carbon activated filters that help eliminate fumes and odors from incoming air.

What are the symptoms related to a bad cabin air filter?

Deceased airflow from the climate control system may be noted with a clogged cabin air filter. There may also be a musty or moldy odor emanating from the vents as moisture becomes trapped in the system housing and ducting.

Can I drive with a cabin air filter problem?

A vehicle can be driven with a dirty cabin filter. However, decreased climate control performance, or unpleasant odors may be noted if the replacement interval is ignored for too long. If left for too long, the bacteria that remains even after the filter is replaced will continue to leave a noticeable smell.

How often do cabin air filters need to be replaced?

Replacement intervals vary greatly by vehicle and driving conditions. Manufacturers often recommend that the cabin air filter is replaced in alternation with the engine air filter. We see this performed approximately every 40,000 miles.

Cabin Air Filter Replacement Cost Estimates

The average cost for a Cabin Air Filter Replacement is between $57 and $71 but can vary from car to car.