1999 jetta cabin filter

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Old 04-07-07, 04:33 PM
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1999 jetta cabin filter

the other day my girlfriend went to get a oil change and the place said she need a new cabin filter, i never knew there was a cabin filter. should this be repleased, it looks like i have to remove the wiper's and the molding strip. has any one done this before.
 
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Old 04-07-07, 04:56 PM
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Most in cabin filters I know are behind the glovebox. Look in your owners manual. If it lists nothing about a cabin filter, there probably isn't one.

If it does, yes, it's good to change it out. I just changed mine for the very first time at 60,000 miles.

It keeps the air coming into your car from the vents nice and clean.
 
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Old 04-07-07, 05:24 PM
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While it won't affect the operation of your car, it will clean pollen etc from the air before it blows through your heat or air conditioning coils. Garages may want $ 40 - $50 for this service. Buy the filter at a parts store and install it yourself. Takes five minutes going slow on my Toyota.
 
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The cabin air filter could be located in a couple differnet places. It is a good idea to replace if you do it yourself. Alot of manufacturers recommend replacement every 7500 miles if you live in a very dusty area. Most are located behind the glove box but some Saturns are located under the wiper cowl. Either way they are not generally to hard to get to. I am not sure where it would be located on a Jetta.
 
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Old 04-08-07, 05:18 AM
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gota find owners manuel

It can be under the window cowl like on my Ford Taurus or in back of the glove box like on my Toyota. You will need 1 the owners manuel or 2 go to dealer parts and ask.Or 3 wait till someone on this fourm knows.
 
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