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#1433536 - 04/13/09 02:34 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: Pablo]
kkreit01 Offline


Registered: 01/25/06
Posts: 3919
Loc: Olathe, KS
I think it's more of a "minivan" thing. My Freestar had one -- and I really liked it. None of my other Fords have one. At first I thought they were just a scam to get more $ out of the user. However, it really cut down on the amount of dust on the interior (dash).
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#1433696 - 04/13/09 05:03 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: kkreit01]
odessit Offline


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I bought a wire backed furnace filter at Lowes and cut it to size for my Accord and tC. I will have 6 filters for $9.99 purchase.


Edited by odessit (04/13/09 05:03 PM)
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#1434371 - 04/14/09 10:01 AM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: kkreit01]
oldmaninsc Offline


Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 1358
Loc: California
 Originally Posted By: kkreit01
I think it's more of a "minivan" thing. My Freestar had one -- and I really liked it. None of my other Fords have one. At first I thought they were just a scam to get more $ out of the user. However, it really cut down on the amount of dust on the interior (dash).


"Minivan thing"? LOL I don't think anyone would call a Toyota Camry or a Nissan Sentra a minivan - yet I've replaced the cabin air filters in these vehicles of various family members.

My 05 Chevy Trailblazer EXT does not have one, neither does my 04 Mercury Grand Marquis.
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#1434384 - 04/14/09 10:30 AM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: odessit]
hillclimber Offline


Registered: 10/01/06
Posts: 428
Loc: Houston
 Originally Posted By: odessit
I bought a wire backed furnace filter at Lowes and cut it to size for my Accord and tC. I will have 6 filters for $9.99 purchase.


Good idea. The cheapskate in me likes it. I paid $20 for a cabin filter last year -- what a sucker I am!
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#1434534 - 04/14/09 01:37 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: oldmaninsc]
kkreit01 Offline


Registered: 01/25/06
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Loc: Olathe, KS
 Originally Posted By: oldmaninsc
 Originally Posted By: kkreit01
I think it's more of a "minivan" thing. My Freestar had one -- and I really liked it. None of my other Fords have one. At first I thought they were just a scam to get more $ out of the user. However, it really cut down on the amount of dust on the interior (dash).


"Minivan thing"? LOL I don't think anyone would call a Toyota Camry or a Nissan Sentra a minivan - yet I've replaced the cabin air filters in these vehicles of various family members.

My 05 Chevy Trailblazer EXT does not have one, neither does my 04 Mercury Grand Marquis.


I know there are cars that also have them. However, it seems that every minivan does. I found it odd that Ford put one in their minivans, but not Fusion, Escapes, Explorers, etc. I would like one in every vehicle -- as long as you don't need a shop manual (and 1 hr of free time) to replace.
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#1435357 - 04/15/09 10:22 AM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: Cutehumor]
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Registered: 11/08/03
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 Originally Posted By: Cutehumor
seat filter??? you eat alot of burritos???
It's my niece's car, but I'd never heard of a seat filter until now. I have no idea what it's for...at least officially.
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#1443358 - 04/23/09 05:55 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: hillclimber]
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Registered: 03/02/09
Posts: 156
Loc: Chicago, Illinois - In a van d...
 Originally Posted By: hillclimber
 Originally Posted By: odessit
I bought a wire backed furnace filter at Lowes and cut it to size for my Accord and tC. I will have 6 filters for $9.99 purchase.


Good idea. The cheapskate in me likes it. I paid $20 for a cabin filter last year -- what a sucker I am!

+1 for a great idea - after I run out of filters I have that is the way I will go. I could probably change them even MORE ofter than every year if they only cost a $1!
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#1444145 - 04/24/09 01:37 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: Shagger]
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Use Duct tape to cover sharp edges. I do the same for my Taco.
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