Cabin Air Filter: The Unsung Hero Of A Vehicle

Cabin Air Filter: The Unsung Hero Of A Vehicle

Most drivers do not even know cabin air filters exist, despite vehicle manufacturers trying to make them more accessible to the customer since 2010.

Many people in the world are focused on having having good, clean air all around them, don’t you and your customers deserve the same thing — inside your vehicles? Counter Intelligence is next!

Hi guys, it’s Mark Phillips. Most drivers do not even know cabin air filters exist, despite vehicle manufacturers trying to make them more accessible to the customer since 2010. The most common placement is in or behind the glove box. Most of these filter replacements do not require tools.

Cabin air filters do several very important jobs. They prevent leaves, dirt, bugs and other debris from entering the HVAC system. This prevents the fan and control doors from jamming with debris that could cause fan noise or affect the operation of the heater, air conditioner and defroster. Keeping the HVAC system clean also helps reduce the growth of odor-causing mold and other microbes on the A/C evaporator. Cabin air filters are very efficient: During only one hour of driving, an air volume of up to 100,000 liters is circulated through the vehicle interior. All the more reason to change cabin air filter elements regularly. Many manufacturers recommend changing the cabin air filter at least once per year.

Oh, the cabin air filter. It’s really an unsung hero of most vehicles. After all, it’s in there, doing its job, keeping the air clean, keeping your air conditioner working properly. Not asking for thanks. There’s no glory. No parties for it. It’s time to start appreciating what a cabin air filter actually does for all of us! I’m Mark Phillips. Thanks for watching.

 

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