Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the essential tasks you need to achieve if you want to keep your automobile in good condition and avoid sudden equipment failures that would require you to spend a lot of money. Some maintenance work 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 focus on a less known but equally significant maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Ford Ecosport? To do this, first we’ll check out where the cabin filter on your Ford Ecosport is, and secondly how to change this famous filter, also named pollen filter.
Where is the cabin filter on my Ford Ecosport?
So let’s start our content page with location of the cabin filter on your Ford Ecosport. According to the year of your automobile and the series, the filter can be located in three different areas, we will now detail these locations.
Passenger compartment filter positioned in the engine compartment
To locate the cabin filter of your Ford Ecosport?, we advise you to take a look at the side of the engine compartment, in fact, it is one of the most preferred places for car makers. This is simply mainly because this is where the Ford Ecosport’s external air intake is installed. This is where your car will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally located just below 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 Ford Ecosport
The second possible area for the cabin filter on your Ford Ecosport 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 find a black box containing the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.
Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your Ford Ecosport
Finally, last spot where the cabin filter on your Ford Ecosport can be located is below your dashboard, to access it you will have to remove your glove box which is commonly 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 Ford Ecosport?
Finally, we will now show you how to change the cabin filter of your Ford Ecosport? Although this is a rather simple technique, it must be done at the right time to avoid problems on your automobile.
When to change the cabin filter on Ford Ecosport?
The big query for a good number of Ford Ecosport owners is when to change this filter, because we know that you have to change it every 20,000 kilometres; don’t hesitate to consult our content page on the removal of the service indicator light; nevertheless, for the cabin filter, it’s a entire other question. It should be replaced 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 impurities, allergens and exhaust gases. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.
How to remove the cabin filter on my Ford Ecosport?
Last but not least, the last step that surely draws you to this publication, how to remove the cabin filter from your Ford Ecosport? This step is in fact 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 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 Ford Ecosport.
In the event that you have any further questions about the Ford Ecosport, do not hesitate to consult our Ford Ecosport category.