How Often Do I Change My Cabin Air Filter?

Dirty air filter being replaced


Typically, it’s recommended that your cabin air filter be replaced every 15,000 miles when driving on Peoria roads. To know for sure what your Peoria vehicle needs, check your owner’s manual. But what does a cabin air filter do, exactly? And how much does a cabin air filter cost Learn more about cabin air filters with the service team at Mike Murphy Ford. Then, check out our service specials to save on your next tire rotation or oil change.

What Does a Cabin Air Filter Do?

To keep dirt, dust, and pollen out of your car’s interior, the cabin air filter passes clean air into your car after filtering out contaminants. Over time, however, it’s typical to get a clogged cabin air filter.

How Do I Know When to Change a Cabin Air Filter?

Depending on where you live and drive in East Peoria, knowing when to change your air filter will vary. For example, drivers who love to go off-roading will have to change their cabin air filter more frequently than those that live in the city. If you recognize these signs, it’s time to change your cabin air filter:

  • Diminished airflow when climate control systems are on
  • Unpleasant odors that will not go away
  • More and more dust settling on vehicle surfaces

Tips on How To Change a Cabin Air Filter

Follow these tips to change a cabin air filter in Pekin:

  • Depending on where the cabin air filter is, the difficulty will range in changing your air filter. Read your owner’s manual to see where it is.
  • Wear gloves and a mask to protect yourself from breathing in contaminants.
  • Contact our parts department to replace the cabin air filter with a genuine OEM part.

How Much Does a Cabin Air Filter Cost?

A new cabin air filter can cost between $30 and $70. If your vehicle is still under warranty, the cost might be free when you visit the service center.

Depend on the Service Team at Mike Murphy Ford

Now that you know what a cabin air filter does, contact our service team at Mike Murphy Ford. They’ll help you determine which cabin air filter you need. Need a tire rotation or oil change, too? Schedule a service appointment in Morton!

Search
Contact
Chat
Mike Murphy Ford 40.615803, -89.462405.