Questions tagged [cabin-filter]

Filter used primarily to clean air which comes into the passenger compartment. This is usually paper based, but can have an added charcoal portion to reduce odors.

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How might a cabin filter be damaged or improperly installed?

Recently had leaves coming out of my air vents after I replaced a cabin filter so I imagine the old filter was damaged over time or I made a mistake during installation. The fitler is behind the ...
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Green fluid on cabin filter

During a routine oil change they found green fluid on the cabin air filter. We took it to Honda dealership and they looked at it and said they’ve never seen anything like that and felt it was nothing. ...
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What effect does temporarily removing the AC filter have?

(Based on previous questions) Background: I've been having trouble with the AC in my '04 Corolla. The compressor was replaced and subsequently the shop reported bad fuse contacts which they ...
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Does the cabin air filter protect anything other than my lungs?

I have a 2016 Toyota Venza. This is the last year of the Canadian model and I know there was not a US model that year. I park it outside and do not have anywhere to park it inside. When air ...
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What, if any, kind of mesh can I place over my cabin ventilation intake duct?

I experienced a loud rattling noise when I turned on my Mazda 3's A/C for the first time this season. So, I decided to take apart my ventilation system (cabin air filter compartment, and intake duct ...
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Eliminating Mold/Mildew Smell from Car without Cabin Air Filter?

I have a 1998 Honda Civic LX, which didn't come with a cabin air filter. It has air conditioning but no filter, which makes no sense but that's how they supposedly were until 2001. When I turn my AC ...
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Does recirculated cabin air pass through the air filter?

In general, does air recirculated in the cabin (i.e. when the re-circulate button is engaged on the dash) pass again through the cabin air filter? I know that the cabin air filter filters outside air ...
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Is it dangerous not having air conditioning cabin filter?

I've got a Hyundai Accent 2005. Recently, I removed the ac filter because it was too dirty and the air didn't feell well but I couldn't buy it because of work. I have 6 days without the ac filter ...
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Does the Toyota 2000 Camry LE have a cabin filter?

I know it has an air filter for the engine, but I'm not able to find where the cabin filter is, if there is one. -The glove box can't be taken out. -I'm not seeing anything when I remove the velcro ...
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Difference between cabin air filters

What are the differences between Charcoal, Electrostatic, and Pollen cabin air filters? For general use, which is better to buy?
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Are cabin air car filters a standard size?

I'm aiming to replace my 2010 Civic's air filter. While looking online to see what stores have it, I noticed that none of the stores bother to mention the size/dimensions of the air filter. The only ...
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Does a 2004 Chevy Malibu have a cabin air filter

A couple of questions. Does a 2004 Chevy Malibu have a cabin air filter? If so, where would it be located? How often should a cabin air filter be changed?
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Changing climatizer filter in Cordoba 2005

How do I change the climatizer air filter in a 2005 Cordoba (2nd series I believe)? I know for sure it's under the passenger seat, because I saw once a mechaning changing it. I want to do it myself.
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Alfa 156 pollen filter leak

Should I have a cover for my Alfa 156 pollen filter? I'm getting a small leak though it when it rains. Any advice?
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Anything I should/can spray in the ductwork while I'm replacing the cabin air filter?

Every time I start the fan blower on my 99 VW gti after the car's been sitting overnight, I get this really nasty pungent disease kinda smell out of the vents. I open the windows and it blows away, ...
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2008 Toyota Tacoma cabin air filter replacment

What steps do I take to replace the cabin air filter on my 2008 Toyota Tacoma?