Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the essential tasks you need to do if you want to keep your vehicle in good condition and avoid unexpected malfunctions that would require you to spend a lot of cash. Some maintenance work seem obvious to nearly everybody, just like oil and filter changes, but for others you might not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to concentrate on a less famous but equally important maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Audi Rs6? To do this, first we’ll check out where the cabin filter on your Audi Rs6 is, and secondly how to change this popular filter, as well called pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Audi Rs6?

So let’s start our article content with location of the cabin filter on your Audi Rs6. Depending on the year of your automobile and the series, the filter can be placed in three different spots, we will now describe these locations.

Passenger compartment filter positioned in the engine compartment

To locate the cabin filter of your Audi Rs6?, we suggest you to look at the side of the engine compartment, in fact, it is one of the most popular spots for car makers. This is only because this is where the Audi Rs6’s external air intake is installed. This is where your vehicule will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally based just under the windscreen, at the level of the air vents, you can access it through the bonnet of your car, it will be in a plastic box.

Cabin filter which is beneath the glove box of an Audi Rs6

The second possible location for the cabin filter on your Audi Rs6 is under the glove compartment of your car. This is the least difficult 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 Rs6

Finally, last place where the cabin filter on your Audi Rs6 can be placed is beneath your dashboard, to access it you will have to take off your glove box which is almost always held by clips or a screw. Now that this is done, you should see the black box it is in.

How to change the cabin filter of my Audi Rs6?

Finally, we will now discover how to change the cabin filter of your Audi Rs6? Even though this is a rather easy to understand step, it must be done at the right time to prevent problems on your vehicle.

When to change the cabin filter on Audi Rs6?

The big query for most Audi Rs6 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 consult our article content 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 vehicle 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 impure substances, allergens and exhaust gases. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to take off the cabin filter on my Audi Rs6?

Last but not least, the last step that surely draws you to this guide, how to take off the cabin filter from your Audi Rs6? This step is actually very basic. Once you’ve found the position of the filter, all you have to do is to unclip the box in which it is located and softly 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 Rs6.

Whenever you have any further questions about the Audi Rs6, do not hesitate to consult our Audi Rs6 category.