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  • Mon - Fri9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sun12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SunClosed
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  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • SunClosed

How Often to Change Your Cabin Air Filter

If you’re like a lot of our Raleigh customers, you don’t give much thought to the cabin air filter in your car until you start noticing problems with the air flow from your air conditioner. Once you notice it, though, you probably have questions. For instance, you may not know how often to change a cabin air filter. What does a cabin air filter do? How much does a cabin air filter cost? You’ve got questions. Our service department has answers. We’ve put together a handy guide to air filters below!

How Often to Change a Cabin Air Filter

Most manufacturers recommend changing a cabin air filter once every 15,000 – 30,000 miles, or once a year, whichever comes first. You may have to do it more often during pollen season in Durham. You should also replace it if you notice strange odors coming from your vents. Every car is different, but your owner’s manual should have specific guidelines on how often to change your cabin air filter.

What Does a Cabin Air Filter Do?

The cabin air filter in your car plays an important role. What does a cabin air filter do? It filters the air that comes in through your air conditioning, heating, and ventilation. It keeps out dust and pollen that would otherwise come into your car. So, it’s especially important to replace it on a regular basis if you have a respiratory condition.

How Much Does a Cabin Air Filter Cost?

Cabin air filters are not the most expensive thing that will eventually need to be replaced on your vehicle. How much does a cabin air filter cost? Most cabin air filters you can find at retailers in the Apex area will cost less than $25. The more expensive filters can cost around $50. Contact our parts department for more information.

Trust Your Kia With the Experts at Hendrick Kia of Cary!

Changing a cabin air filter can be hard in some models. Let the experienced service technicians at Hendrick Kia of Cary take care of it. We make it easy for you to get your vehicle serviced in Cary – you can evenmake an appointment online. We’re just a short drive away from Apex, so drop by today!

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