- Once the retainer has been remove slide the old air cabin filter from its housing. Always match the old filter to the new filter to ensure proper operation. After the filter has been removed use a damp cloth to wipe clean the air cabin filter housing and cover. (Note: some vehicle utilize two filters.)
When you turn on the air conditioner or heater the cabin air filter is put into action, like any filter it becomes dirty inhibiting the air flow through the vents. Replacing a air cabin filter is relatively simple and can be performed in a few minutes with minor tools in most cases. Some vehicles are not designed with a cabin filter check the owner's manual for location. The service interval of these filter can vary due to road condition and environment.