Chevrolet Equinox Cabin Air Filter
About cabin air filter
Cabin Air Filters are small plated filter components constructed from multi-fiber paper cotton or other engineered materials that perform the task of prohibits the entry of dirt, pollen, dust, smog and other debris into the passenger compartment through the climate control system (HVAC) of the vehicle. It also captures droppings of rats, leaves and other unwanted items and prevents then from entering the system. There are two types of cabin air filters which are known as cabin particle filters and cabin activated carbon filters.
What is the purpose of cabin air filter?
The air filter media present in the cabin air filter, carefully handled using paper or foam suspended in a plastic frame, plays an important role in collecting the dirt and debris that comes inside through the intake of heating and ventilation air. A variety of high-end vehicles are fitted with carbon-activated filters that help to remove and eradicate incoming air fumes and odors.
How cabin air filter works?
Well, for the engine to run in order, clean air is completely necessary. The air filter in the cabin serves the purpose of ensuring engine clean air. So, it is clear that the ventilation system of the car relies on the air filter of the cabin to ensure a steady flow of clean air. The fitted cabin air filter prevents HVAC system from jamming bugs, leaves, pollen, dust, bacteria and other debris. Not only this, it serves the essential function of keeping the air fresh inside the vehicle, so that passengers can breathe without suffocation and allergies.
Where is cabin air filter located?
The cabin air filter can be placed under the hood near the engine, where it slides into the fresh air intake or the dashboard lever, usually on the passenger side or sometimes behind the glove compartment back or top panel.