The filter is installed in front of the outside air intake channel and provides filtering and purification of air from impurities before entering the passenger compartment
Disconnect the wires from the battery terminals, starting with the negative terminal.
To access the cabin filter, remove the glove box.
Some "specialists" manage to change the cabin filter without removing the glove box.
In this case, it is possible to put the filter skewed or not fully insert the filter, due to which the air entering the passenger compartment will not be filtered enough.
Pry off the plug with a screwdriver
Remove the cap of the screw securing the lining of the glovebox
We unscrew the screw securing the lining of the glove box
We unscrew the three screws securing the glove box to the instrument panel amplifier
We pry off with a screwdriver and set aside the right trim of the instrument panel for the length of the wire harnesses
Press the latch of the airbag pad
Disconnect the wiring harness from the front passenger airbag switch
Finally remove the right instrument panel lining
Remove the front sill lining by pulling it up
Remove the lining of the right front pillar.
We unscrew the two screws securing the glove box on the right
Remove the glove box body
Pry off the instrument panel with a screwdriver
Remove the shield
Remove the air duct for blowing the side windows.
Only the left side of the air duct can be detached and moved to the side
We unscrew the two screws securing the cabin filter (maybe they are not worth it)
Squeeze the filter knobs a little
Retrieve the filter.
Using a vacuum cleaner with a nozzle, we suck out dust and debris that has fallen into the filter cavity.
You can also turn on the stove fan.
We assemble in the reverse order.