How Often Do I Change My Cabin Air Filter?

Hand removing cabin air filter
 

When you schedule a service appointment, you’ll find that our team of professionals will go over your vehicle’s overall condition and let you know if there’s anything that may need attention. One service item we typically recommend is a cabin air filter replacement. But how often should you change a cabin air filter?

The typical replacement interval for a cabin air filter can depend on your vehicle and your driving habits in Mclean, however, the typical replacement interval is around every 15,000 miles. Learn how often to change a cabin air filter today with the service experts from Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner! Here’s what we’ll be going over:

  • How often to change a cabin air filter?
  • What does a cabin air filter do?
  • How much does a cabin air filter cost?
  • How do you know you need a new cabin air filter?

 

 

What Does a Cabin Air Filter Do?

Most vehicles typically have two filters: an engine air filter and a cabin air filter. The engine air filter is designed to ensure the air entering your vehicle’s engine is clean for optimal performance around Great Falls.

So, what does a cabin air filter do then? The cabin air filter can help clean the air that’s entering your vehicle’s cabin as you’re utilizing your vehicle’s ventilation system. As you drive around Chantilly, the cabin air filter can get full of allergens and pollutants and will eventually need to be replaced.

How Much Does a Cabin Air Filter Cost?

The cabin air filter cost can vary depending on your specific model. However, prices can range anywhere from $35 to $100 and sometimes even more. We suggest you review our service and parts specials for a high-quality OEM cabin air filter for your Mercedes-Benz vehicle.

How Do You Know You Need a New Cabin Air Filter?

We suggest you reference your owner’s manual for specifics on when you should replace your cabin air filter. However, you’ll find that if you’re driving around an area with an abundance of smoke, reduced air quality, or construction, you may need to replace your cabin air filter more often. With that being said, there are some warning signs you can look out for when you’re behind the wheel that may indicate you need a new cabin air filter:

  • Ineffective heating/cooling system
  • Increased interior dust
  • Unpleasant cabin odors
  • Cabin filter warning indicator

We Can Replace Your Cabin Air Filter at Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner!

If you’re not sure when your cabin air filter was last replaced, feel free to visit our Vienna service center for assistance. We can help you replace your cabin air filter or locate an OEM cabin air filter when you reach out to our team online!

 

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