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How To Change Your Cabin Air Filter

If you have gone to an auto shop you probably were in shock when the mechanic said you needed a cabin air filter and it was going to run anywhere from $50-$70 to replace. The filter itself is cheap. $5-$20. Your cabin air filter is going to be either behind your glove box or under the hood if you have an audi or VW. Simply open the glovebox and push in the sides so it becomes unhooked and you will see a rectangle door. Pop it open and you will see your cabin air filter. And simply reverse the steps putting the new one in!. If its a VW or Audi its at the top left of your hood if you are looking under the hood. Again there should be a box. open and replace! Happy motoring!!

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