Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do you replace the dust and pollen filter?

asked by on

How do you replace the dust and pollen filter?

If your Civic is equipped with a dust and pollen filter, it needs to be changed periodically. This filter sits behind the glove box and is responsible for filtering the air that makes its way into the cabin. Over time, the filter will clog up with dirt, dust and debris. As that happens, the airflow through the filter is reduced. You’ll also find that your windows fog up more easily. Replacing the filter isn’t easy, and Honda does not recommend you do this on your own as it requires a significant amount of teardown to reach the filter.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do you replace the dust and pollen 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: What should I know about washing the exterior?

Keeping your car clean is about more than just making sure that it looks good. Dirt, grime, road tar and other things can build up and cause problems – your paint can be etched, door jambs can become sluggish and...

Q: How do I use the CD player?

Bring your favorite CDs along for a long journey and make the trip more fun. Learning how to use the CD player will allow you to do more such as repeating your favorite songs or skipping over ones you don’t...

Q: Front seal leak in minivan's transmission - 1997 Ford Aerostar

Hello. It sounds like your transmission either did not get completely full of fluid after the service or it is leaking fluid again. To check the transmission fluid, start the car and leave it in park. Next pull out...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
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.