Cabin Air Filter at #4418 TAKE 5, 858 Westwood St.
Cabin Air Filter
The cabin air filter cleans the air in the passenger compartment and filters both pollen and debris from the air you breathe. The Take 5 Oil Change in Coquitlam can help replace your cabin air filter during your next visit. Replacing the cabin air filter provides cleaner air in the passenger cabin, better running heating and air conditioning systems and prevents the possible blower fan failure.
The cabin air filter is the filter responsible for filtering the air that is fed into the vehicle's heating and air conditioning systems. The filter traps dust, pollen, and other foreign particles, preventing them from entering the vehicle and polluting the cabin.
The filter itself is a cellulose or paper based unit that comes in various sizes and is specific to the make and model of the vehicle itself.
While a soiled cabin air filter can affect the AC system, a dirty engine air filter can cause engine performance problems. Replacing an old engine air filter can go a long way towards increasing the vehicle's efficiency. In fact, changing a dirty engine filter can improve gas mileage by as much as 10%.
If your air filter gets too dirty or clogged, your engine won't be able to suck enough air into the combustion chambers. The engine will then run rich (too much gas and not enough air). When this happens, your vehicle may lose power and the engine may run roughly. Additionally, your "Check Engine" warning light may come on.