Nissan Cabin Air Filter Replacement Service

Cabin Air Filter Replacement in Toronto, ON

There’s nothing quite like the smell of a new vehicle. It’s such a pleasant scent that companies have made air fresheners that smell like the inside of a new car! However, this pleasant smell fades over time and your Nissan may start to develop strange scents and odours that emanate from the air vents. When this happens, it is in your best interest as a diligent Nissan owner to get in touch with our service professionals here at Downtown Nissan and book a cabin air filter inspection and replacement service. Read along to learn more about what this service entails and why it’s beneficial for you, your passengers, and your vehicle’s continued performance.

What Does a Cabin Air Filter Do?

An often overlooked component of your vehicle, the cabin air filter plays an important role in ensuring that your Nissan’s interior cabin is free of harmful particulate matter from the engine bay, as well as the outside environment. They are designed to catch any contaminants that may have found their way into your Nissan’s HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system.

Why Do I Have to Replace the Cabin Air Filter?

Periodically inspecting and replacing your Nissan’s cabin air filter is essential if you want to ensure a comfortable interior experience for you and your passengers. Over time, your Nissan’s cabin air filter performance will deteriorate, resulting in a handful of unpleasantries inside the vehicle.

How Do I Know If My Cabin Air Filter Needs Replacing?

Here are a few things to look out for when considering whether or not it’s time for your Nissan’s cabin air filter needs to be replaced: 

  • Unpleasant Odors: foul or musty odors coming from the air vents suggests that the cabin air filter may be contaminated with mold, mildew, or bacteria
  • Visible Dirt and Debris: upon inspection of the cabin air filter, if you see an accumulation of dirt or debris, it’s likely time for a replacement
  • Reduced Airflow: if you notice a decrease in the airflow from your vehicle’s vents, it could indicate a clogged cabin air filter restricting airflow into the cabin

How Often Do I Have to Replace the Cabin Air Filter?

As a general rule of thumb, Nissan engineers recommend that cabin air filters be replaced every 20,000 to 25,000 kilometres, or every 12 to 18 months, whichever comes first. For more accurate replacement interval information, consult your Nissan’s owner’s manual or get in touch with our parts and service department.

Cabin Air Filter Replacement Service at Downtown Nissan

Book your cabin air filter replacement at Downtown Nissan and you can rest assured that we only use genuine Nissan parts and accessories that are designed specifically for your Nissan model. Schedule your service appointment, today!