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Q: How do I replace the cabin filter?

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How do I replace the air conditioning filter?

To improve the quality and efficacy of your air conditioning system, you should replace the filter with some regularity. This can be done from inside your vehicle, with just a few steps:

  1. Open the glove box.

  2. Remove the damper by sliding it off.

  3. Push in both sides of the glove box until it disconnects. Remove the box.

  4. Locate the air filter cover, and remove it.

  5. Remove the filter.

  6. Replace the old filter with a new filter.

  7. Put the glove box back in place.

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