Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the crucial duties you need to achieve if you want to keep your automobile in good condition and avoid unpredicted malfunctions that would necessitate you to waste a lot of cash. Some maintenance tasks seem obvious to almost everyone, just like oil and filter replacing, but for others you might not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to concentrate on a less famous but equally essential maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Audi Q7? For this, first we’ll see where the cabin filter on your Audi Q7 is, and secondly how to change this popular filter, as well known as pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Audi Q7?

So let’s start our article with location of the cabin filter on your Audi Q7. According to the year of your automobile and the series, the filter can be found in three different areas, we will now describe these locations.

Passenger compartment filter positioned in the engine compartment

To locate the cabin filter of your Audi Q7?, we recommend you to look at the side of the engine compartment, in truth, it is one of the most preferred spots for car makers. This is only simply because this is where the Audi Q7’s external air intake is placed. This is where your motor vehicle will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally placed just beneath the windscreen, at the level of the air vents, you can access it through the bonnet of your motor vehicle, it will be in a plastic box.

Cabin filter which is under the glove box of an Audi Q7

The second possible area for the cabin filter on your Audi Q7 is under the glove compartment of your motor vehicle. This is the easiest place to access, you will just have to lie down and look under your glove box and you should identify a black box containing the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.

Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your Audi Q7

Finally, last place where the cabin filter on your Audi Q7 can be found is under your dashboard, to access it you will have to take out your glove box which is in general held by clips or a screw. Once this is done, you should see the black box it is in.

How to change the cabin filter of my Audi Q7?

Finally, we will now show you how to change the cabin filter of your Audi Q7? Nevertheless this is a rather simple step, it must be done at the right time to prevent complications on your car.

When to change the cabin filter on Audi Q7?

The big question for many Audi Q7 owners is when to change this filter, because we know that you have to change it every 20,000 kilometres; don’t be reluctant to read our article on the removal of the service indicator light; nevertheless, for the cabin filter, it’s a complete other question. It should be replaced every year if you use your car regularly or every two years if you drive in the country side and only make short trips. The purpose of this filter is to filter out air pollutants, allergens and exhaust gases. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to take out the cabin filter on my Audi Q7?

Last but not least, the last step that definitely draws you to this instruction, how to take out the cabin filter from your Audi Q7? This step is in fact very simple. Once you’ve found the location of the filter, all you have to do is to unclip the box in which it is located and carefully pull it out. Be careful when taking it out to look carefully in which direction it is positioned (you will often find an arrow that gives the direction of the air), so remember to position your new filter in the same direction. You just have to close and re-clip the box and you’re done changing the cabin filter of your Audi Q7.

To discover more tips on the Audi Q7, take a look at the Audi Q7 category.