Filter Manufacturers Council – Cabin Air Filters

Cabin Air Filters

Does your car have one?

Cabin Air Filters offer protection from outside air for you and your family. Cabin Air Filters stop allergens, dust, soot, and bacteria from entering your car.

The illustration below depicts the location of the Cabin Air Filter in the glove box:

The illustration below depicts the location of the Cabin Air Filter under the dashboard:

The illustration below depicts the location of the Cabin Air Filter under the hood:

Cabin Air Filter Facts

  • Most cabin air filter replacement services take less than 15 minutes.
  • A cabin air filter is made with synthetic microfiber Nonwovens as the filtering media and turned into a pleated form for maximum filtration. The cabin air filter protects car passengers from pollen, spores and bacteria, and other airborne contaminants. In addition, combi cabin air filters are impregnated with activated charcoal to eliminate outside orders from entering the cars passenger compartment.
  • The cabin air filters aids in the operation of a vehicles heating, venting, and air conditioning systems by keeping them free from contaminants.
  • The cabin air filter should be changed regularly every 12, 000 to 15,000 miles or once a year.
  • Contaminates inside a vehicle can be as much as 6 times higher than the levels outside the vehicle.
  • Cabin air filters are located under a vehicle hood, behind the glove box, or under the dash.

Cabin Air Filter Articles

The Case for Cabin Air Filters — (Aftermarket Business, May 29, 2009)

03/01/05

 

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