Vehicle maintenance is one of the important duties you need to achieve if you want to keep your car in good condition and avoid unpredicted equipment failures that would require you to waste a lot of cash. Some maintenance tasks seem obvious to nearly everybody, such as oil and filter changes, but for others you may not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to concentrate on a less notorious but equally significant maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Audi Tt? For this, first we’ll find out where the cabin filter on your Audi Tt is, and secondly how to replace this popular filter, also called pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Audi Tt?

So let’s start our short post with location of the cabin filter on your Audi Tt. Determined by the year of your vehicle and the series, the filter can be placed in three different places, we will now detail these locations.

Passenger compartment filter found in the engine compartment

To find the cabin filter of your Audi Tt?, we suggest you to look at the side of the engine compartment, in reality, it is one of the most popular spots for car manufacturers. This is simply mainly because this is where the Audi Tt’s external air intake is located. This is where your vehicule will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is most of the time 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 below the glove box of an Audi Tt

The second possible area for the cabin filter on your Audi Tt 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 see a black box including the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.

Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your Audi Tt

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

How to replace the cabin filter of my Audi Tt?

Finally, we will now see how to replace the cabin filter of your Audi Tt? Even though this is a rather easy to understand procedure, it must be done at the right time to prevent complications on your automobile.

When to replace the cabin filter on Audi Tt?

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

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

Last but not least, the last step that definitely draws you to this instruction, how to take out the cabin filter from your Audi Tt? This step is honestly very simple. 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 Tt.

To find more tips on the Audi Tt, take a look at the Audi Tt category.