Recent Topics
MK7 GTI
by thr_wedge
49 minutes 46 seconds ago
Real Motorcycle Dealers vs. "Power Sports" Dealers
by LoneRanger
Today at 07:50 AM
Our Sony 5 disk changer DVD player
by Oldmoparguy1
Today at 07:41 AM
JASO vs. Auto Oil for non-wet clutch Powersports
by coachvonyo
Today at 07:31 AM
Why Does Some Oil in Engine Smell "Worse"?
by Miller88
Today at 07:28 AM
Kevlar covered v-belt question.
by mrsilv04
Today at 07:06 AM
1991 yamaha xt600 NY registration questions.
by joegreen
Today at 06:18 AM
postal LLV wiper switch arm broke off
by Tuffy1760
Today at 05:07 AM
2GR-FE Water Pump Noise
by The Critic
Today at 03:36 AM
Castrol & Shell oil sale in Oz
by SR5
Today at 02:45 AM
UOA Mobil Delvac MX 15w40?
by nyumski
Today at 02:13 AM
2015 Silverado - Put some chrome
by Realtech214
Yesterday at 10:22 PM
Newest Members
myfarmertan, coachvonyo, ionix, Amtecol, DRAX392
57779 Registered Users
Who's Online
90 registered (99EscortFTW, Bandito440, ag_ghost, 2015_PSD, Alfred_B, Al, 11 invisible), 1651 Guests and 305 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57779 Members
66 Forums
248399 Topics
4061924 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#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: 3928
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).
_________________________
2014 Dodge Durango Limited AWD 3.6: 5w20 PP/Napa Gold filter
2014 Ford Edge SEL FWD 3.5: Factory Fill

Top
#1433696 - 04/13/09 05:03 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: kkreit01]
odessit Offline


Registered: 06/02/07
Posts: 288
Loc: cold server room
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)
_________________________
2005 Honda Accord 2.4L AT
2007 Scion tC 2.4L AT

Top
#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: 1491
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.
_________________________
2013 Chevrolet Impala LT
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS
2005 Toyota Camry LE
1998 Ford F-150 XLT

Top
#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: 432
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!
_________________________
2007 Lexus ES350

Top
#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
Posts: 3928
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.
_________________________
2014 Dodge Durango Limited AWD 3.6: 5w20 PP/Napa Gold filter
2014 Ford Edge SEL FWD 3.5: Factory Fill

Top
#1435357 - 04/15/09 10:22 AM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: Cutehumor]
RF Overlord Offline


Registered: 11/08/03
Posts: 3492
Loc: Cape Cod, MA
 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.
_________________________
Supercharged '03 Mercury Marauder - Trilogy Motorsports #61
PP 5W-30 / MC FL820S

Y2K Grand Marquis GS - daily driver
QSUD 5W-20 / MC FL820S

Top
#1443358 - 04/23/09 05:55 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: hillclimber]
Shagger Offline


Registered: 03/02/09
Posts: 162
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!
_________________________
There is ALWAYS free cheese at a mousetrap.



Top
#1444145 - 04/24/09 01:37 PM Re: My car doesn't have a cabin air filter? [Re: Shagger]
Ursae_Majoris Offline


Registered: 03/28/09
Posts: 1350
Loc: South
Use Duct tape to cover sharp edges. I do the same for my Taco.
_________________________
2011 Chrysler T&C, Dealer bulk fill/, OEM filter
2002 Isuzu Axiom, PureOne, 5w-30 G-Oil

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2