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When Should You Change Your Cabin Air Filter?

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An often overlooked piece of maintenance is your cabin air filter. But, what does a cabin air filter do? Your cabin air filter essentially filters the air that goes through your vehicle’s ventilated system. When you’re using air conditioning, heat, or anything else with your vehicle’s climate control system, the air that’s blowing is coming through your cabin air filter. As you drive around Portage and use your climate control system, the cabin air filter will slowly begin to get dirty and will need to be replaced.

Now that we’ve answered, “What does a cabin air filter do?”, are you wondering how often it needs to be replaced? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Your cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or so, but his can vary depending on your specific model. Fortunately, you can always schedule a service appointment at our dealership, and we’ll let you know when it’s time for a cabin air filter replacement. Learn about the cabin air filter cost, replacement intervals, and more today with the service team from DeNooyer Chevrolet!

Replacement Cabin Air Filter Cost

Since you know the answer to, “What does a cabin air filter do?”, are you worried about having yours replaced if you can’t remember when it was last changed? We don’t blame you! Having good interior air quality is vital to ensuring you enjoy a comfortable Galesburg commute. Fortunately, a replacement cabin air filter cost is reasonable, with prices ranging anywhere from $30 to $70. Be sure to visit our parts department for more information on the specific costs of a cabin air filter replacement.

Signs Your Cabin Air Filter Needs To Be Replaced

While you can always bring your vehicle into our service department for a cabin air filter inspection, we understand that you may want to simply replace your cabin air filter in your own Mattawan garage. With that being said, here are some signs your cabin air filter needs to be replaced:

  • Decreased airflow from climate control system
  • Unusual odors/smells
  • More dust in your cabin

Advice on Changing Your Cabin Air Filter

If you must change your cabin air filter on your own, take a look at some of the advice our experts have for you:

  • Locate your cabin air filter placement using your owner’s manual. This job may be more difficult on some vehicles than others.
  • Most cabin air filters are behind the glove box or underneath the hood, while others may be deep into the dashboard.
  • It’s recommended to wear gloves and a mask as a cabin air filter replacement can get messy due to the dirty air filter.
  • We suggest replacing your cabin air filter with a genuine OEM one from our parts center for a guaranteed fit and finish.

Replace Your Cabin Air Filter Today With DeNooyer Chevrolet!

From DIY cabin air filter replacements to bringing it into our Kalamazoo service center for maintenance, we’re more than happy to help you with all of your automotive needs. DeNooyer Chevrolet is dedicated to helping your vehicle run smoothly for many miles ahead. If you have any questions, please contact us today!

 

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