Why You Need to Replace Your Cabin Air Filter?

Cabin air filter
Your car’s cabin air filters are among the most overlooked components, as car owners often ignore replacing them. Though cabin filters do not directly play a crucial role in the performance of your vehicle, do you know they are important for the proper functionality of the vehicle’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems? Replacing cabin air filters is an important step in your routine auto maintenance, as besides keeping the car’s HVAC system in good condition, they also keep off debris, dust and droppings from entering your cabin space. Continue reading to learn more about such benefits of cabin air filters, as well as taking this as a cue to get your car’s cabin air filters replaced by the experts at the high-end service centre of Budds’ Chevrolet Buick GMC

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What is a Cabin Air Filter?

As the name suggests, it is a filter, often made of multi-fibre paper, to keep dirt, debris and dust from entering the cabin via the vehicle’s heating, cooling or ventilation system. They are mostly rectangular and feature pleats to trap contaminants from the environment. Cabin air filters work diligently to keep the interior of a car clean, ensuring you enjoy safe travels with your friends and family, especially kids. While some air filters are located under a vehicle’s hood, others can be found right behind the dashboard. 

Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin Air Filters Often? 

  • Optimizes the performance of your car’s air conditioning system 
  • Prevents engine straining, especially during peak summer and winter seasons when you use cooling and heating systems (respectively) most exhaustively. 
  • Prevents fogging/smogging in winter 
  • Reduces efficacy because a clogged air cabin filter may exhaust the air-conditioning system, leading to various engine problems. 

Get Your Cabin Air Filter Replaced at Budds’ Chev

Drivers in and around Oakville, Ontario, can stop by the service centre at Budds’ Chevrolet Buick GMC to get their cabin air filters replaced by our highly experienced technicians, who use only OEM recommendations and the best industry practices to take care of your vehicles. Got any questions? Call us at 647-424-3498, today!