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Introduction

The cabin air filter is responsible for filtering the air in the vehicle to ensure a functioning and clean air conditioning system. This guide will show you how to remove the cabin air filter as recommended by the owner's manual.

Be gentle with the glove box damper arm latch, replacing a broken one is a major job (involves removing the dashboard)!

Image 1/2: Unlatch the glove compartment and allow it to fully open. Image 2/2: Unlatch the glove compartment and allow it to fully open.
  • Locate the glove compartment on the passenger side of the vehicle.

  • Unlatch the glove compartment and allow it to fully open.

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Image 1/2: Unhook the latch from the glove compartment by pushing it towards the front of the car. Image 2/2: Unhook the latch from the glove compartment by pushing it towards the front of the car.
  • Locate the glove box damper assy latch on the right side of the glove compartment.

  • Unhook the latch from the glove compartment by pushing it towards the front of the car.

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Image 1/2: Push the sides of the glove compartment inward and drop the entire glove box down to release it from the dashboard. Support the glove box with your leg. Image 2/2: Push the sides of the glove compartment inward and drop the entire glove box down to release it from the dashboard. Support the glove box with your leg.
  • Firmly grab both sides of the glove compartment.

  • Push the sides of the glove compartment inward and drop the entire glove box down to release it from the dashboard. Support the glove box with your leg.

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Image 1/3: Press on both tabs of the cover and pull the cover outwards towards you to reveal the cabin air filter. Image 2/3: Pull the cover all the way out. Image 3/3: Pull the cover all the way out.
  • Locate the cover for the cabin air filter and notice the two tabs on either side.

  • Press on both tabs of the cover and pull the cover outwards towards you to reveal the cabin air filter.

  • Pull the cover all the way out.

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Image 1/2: When putting in the new filter, be sure to line up the air flow arrows on the filter with the arrows on the front of the cover. Image 2/2: When putting in the new filter, be sure to line up the air flow arrows on the filter with the arrows on the front of the cover.
  • Pull the air filter out of the cover.

  • When putting in the new filter, be sure to line up the air flow arrows on the filter with the arrows on the front of the cover.

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Conclusion

Reinstall the cabin air filter tray, and reinstall the glove box in reverse order as the earlier steps.

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