Recent Topics
Which HeatPump Is Best?
by Silverado12
34 minutes 3 seconds ago
Thunder Pig no more
by GreeCguy
Today at 03:57 AM
2009 Nissan Navara D40 2.5L /Redline 5W30 11.089KM
by tgiannak
Today at 03:39 AM
Video: Hit & Killed by Lightning after Robbery
by aa1986
Today at 01:18 AM
Another massacre in Oz, this time children.
by Shannow
Today at 12:49 AM
I Have Pennzoil 5qt.Jugs And None Are Exactly Full
by crazyoildude
Today at 12:26 AM
Reason for GTX Synblend Clearance
by aa1986
Today at 12:20 AM
Interesting Valveless Axial Engine -- New Zealand
by Y_K
Yesterday at 11:53 PM
Tribute top-end 'refresh' with pics
by addyguy
Yesterday at 10:42 PM
Castrol GTX SynBlend - Any Good?
by Nick1994
Yesterday at 09:50 PM
extended interval oil filters
by dothedrew1202
Yesterday at 09:34 PM
'05 Scion Xa
by womcat
Yesterday at 06:57 PM
Newest Members
StevenOs, caferacer, Blearyeye, AggiePreacher, novcz
52232 Registered Users
Who's Online
41 registered (bluesubie, Atlantis, aa1986, Bookmaker, buck91, coach477, 4 invisible), 479 Guests and 194 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
52232 Members
66 Forums
223678 Topics
3546833 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: 3835
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).
_________________________
2013 Chrysler 200S 3.6: 5w20 TA/Napa Gold filter
2014 Dodge Durango Limited AWD 3.6: 5w20 TA/Napa Gold filter

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: 1256
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.
_________________________
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS
2005 Toyota Camry LE
1995 Ford Aerostar EXT
1998 Ford F-150 XLT
2005 Chevy Trailblazer EXT (SOLD)

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: 423
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!
_________________________
2009 BMW 128i

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: 3835
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.
_________________________
2013 Chrysler 200S 3.6: 5w20 TA/Napa Gold filter
2014 Dodge Durango Limited AWD 3.6: 5w20 TA/Napa Gold filter

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: 3204
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
MC 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: 139
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