Checking and replacing the air conditioning filter

The air conditioning filter may clog after long use. The filter may need to be replaced if the air flow of the air conditioner and heater experiences extreme reductions in operating efficiency, or if the windows begin to fog up easily.

To maintain the air conditioning efficiency, inspect and replace the air conditioning filter according to the maintenance schedule. In dusty areas or areas with heavy traffic flow, such as inner city or desert areas, early replacement may be required. (For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".)

1. Open the glove box. Remove the 2. Push in each side of the glove box 3. Remove the filter cover while push-screw with a Phillips-head screw- to disconnect the claws. ing in both ends of the cover.

driver and slide off the damper as shown.

4. Pull the filter out of the filter outlet. Inspect the filter on the surface.

If it is dirty, it should be replaced.

When inserting the filter in the filter outlet, keep the arrow pointing up.


The air filter should be installed properly in position. The use of air conditioning with the air filter removed may cause deteriorated dustproof performance and then affect air conditioning performance.

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