Q: How do I replace the cabin filter?

asked by on

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.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I replace the cabin filter?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Doesn't rev past 4k revs

You may have a mass airflow sensor that is contaminated or not working correctly. The sensor can get contaminated by dirt, debris, and oil from aftermarket oil-type air filers. You can try and clean the sensor and use a standard...

Q: Mechanic changed A/C condensor and added refrigerant. Still dont work. Now the problem is the compressor. Wrong initial diagnosis?

Most of the time when the condenser gets a refrigerant leak and all the refrigerant and a lot of system oil leaks out. When this happens the compressor may be starved of oil to lubricate it internally. Now after the...

Q: Display isn't working, says a/c isn't connected, engine just lost power- but a/c, radiator, oil, gas, intake are all connected.

That sounds frustrating. You will need to get your car scanned using a scan tool that communicates well with a Prius. This will identify the diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) that you can use to begin your diagnosis. You can...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.