Filters auto parts: Cabin filter
Today interior filter is a standard spare part in the car. It cleans the air before that gets into the car saloon. Harmful substances and dust are caught. Passengers inhale clean air and they mustn’t be afraid of sanitary-hygienic standards’ violation. There are a lot of interior filters for selling that differ both in construction and filtering technology. Carmakers indicate the car models the filter may be used for. Also it is necessary to take into consideration the year of manufacture of the car.
In course of time interior filter wears out. So, as a result, it is not effective any more. All carmakers advise regularly to change the interior filter. Otherwise it may be life-taking if the filter malfunctions. You can change the filter by yourself without repair shop assistance. Car owner can read in the maintenance manual where the filter is situated and how to change it. In many car models interior filter is situated on the driver side in the low part. After you remove the old filter, install a new one on its place. Pay attention to the way how the filter is regulated.
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Cabin filter failures
Signs of cabin filter failures
Causes of cabin filter failures
Visual inspection will allow to reveal part breakages. Before starting diagnostics, define the filter location. In the majority of passenger cars it is located directly under a bonnet, however in certain cases the filter is situated at the bottom of the central console.
If the filter isn't too soiled, shake it out. Be sure to convince that there are no water traces on the part as the humid environment creates favourable conditions for pathogenic microorganisms reproduction.
Replacement of Cabin filter
The component belongs to consumables therefore it isn’t repaired. Besides it doesn’t cost much so the filter can be replaced if necessary.
Component service life is usually about 10000 operational kilometers. The component is to be replaced every 5000 operational kilometers in case if the car is often used on dusty roads or roads with low-quality surface.
You can install a new filter on your own, it won’t take special knowledge and equipment. First, remove the cover fixed with the help of snaps or small screws and then remove the component to be replaced. Ensure correct installation of a new component.
If during diagnostics it was found out that filter was significantly damaged, you should address to a service station to perform composite checkout of air-conditioning system for more serious defects.