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Honda Civic Cabin Air Filter

Honda Civic cabin air filter
Written by Editorial Staff

You can find recommendations on how often to change the cabin filter in the car manual. But in fact, this type of work is carried out more often. It is not difficult to find the location, it is located under the dashboard on the driver’s side or on the inside of the glove compartment, depending on the brand of the car.

Modern pollen elements are subject to strict requirements. They must be compact and function reliably even in critical conditions: cold starting and high pressure. The frequency of changing in the vehicle depends on the operating conditions and is also set by the manufacturer’s regulations.

It is responsible for cleaning the air entering the car. It is also called a carbon filter, as it is made of activated carbon. You can say it is blocked when windows are misty or when the air from the heater does not flow well into the passenger compartment. Period of operation is according to the manufacturer’s recommendations, approximately  6200 miles.

Initially, when designing the first car models, all of them had standard filters. Later they were upgraded to two-layer elements. Today cabin filters are made on the basis of activated carbon, capable to absorb molecules of such harmful substances as, for example, sulphur, nitrogen oxide and similar.

Does a 2009 Honda Civic have a cabin air filter?

2009 Honda Civic has an AC installed by the manufacturer. It is located on the passenger side of the vehicle behind the glovebox. For changing it, you need to open the glovebox and push in on the sides of the glovebox to release the stops. Next, unclip both sides of the housing cover to remove it. After that, you should remove the old filter from the frame and install your new one into the housing with its airflow indicating arrow pointing down.  Do not forget to reinstall the frame into the housing to clip it into place and reinstall the glovebox assembly. The last step is to close the glove box.

Where is the cabin air filter on a 2017 Honda Civic?

The cabin filter is located on the passenger side of the vehicle. For changing it, you need to open the glove box and push in on both sides of the glovebox to release the stops. Then, you should unclip both sides of the housing cover to remove it. Next step is to remove the old element from the housing and clean out any debris inside. After that, you should install your new one into the housing with its airflow indicating arrow pointing down. Do not forget to reinstall the filter housing door and partially close the glovebox to reengage the stops.

The pollen should be changed when there is moisture inside the machine and the windows often mist up. Due to a faulty unit, the air system is deteriorated and you can often encounter the evaporator radiator freezing. All this provokes a favorable environment for the development of germs.

Does a 2008 Honda Civic have a cabin air filter?

Interior AC element is the same in a 2008 Honda as in 2006-2011 models.

It is located on the passenger side of the vehicle behind the glovebox. For changing it, you need to open the glove compartment and push in on the sides of it to release the stops. Then, you should unclip both sides of the housing cover to remove it. Next, remove the old filter from the frame and install your new one into the housing making sure airflow and arrow align the same way.  After that, reinstall the frame into the housing to clip it into place and reinstall the glove compartment assembly. The last step is to close the glove box.

Does a 2006 Honda Civic have a cabin air filter?

A 2006 Honda pollen element is the same as in 2006-2011 models. When it needs changing, you should put the glove compartment and then squeeze in and bring it down. Then you need to squeeze in the two tabs to pull back the filter compartment. Make sure that the AC and the holder align the same way. Next, remove the old filter from the frame and install your new one into the housing. Then just backwards put everything back in, but make sure it clicks in.

The pollen element must be changed in time for proper operation of the car air conditioning and heating system. They are also used to catch dust and microparticles from different plants that get into the car interior and are a strong allergen for the upper respiratory tract and lungs of the driver and his passengers. As a result of the interior filter contamination, the windows mist up and there is a lack of fresh air in the car itself, which has a very negative impact on the driver resulting in the fatigue and slow reaction.

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