Vehicle maintenance is one of the essential tasks you need to achieve if you want to keep your vehicle in good condition and avoid unexpected equipment failures that would require you to waste a lot of money. Some maintenance tasks seem obvious to everyone, including 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 crucial maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my GMC Yukon? For this, first we’ll discover where the cabin filter on your GMC Yukon is, and secondly how to replace this popular filter, as well called pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my GMC Yukon?

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

Passenger compartment filter found in the engine compartment

To find the cabin filter of your GMC Yukon?, we advise you to check out the side of the engine compartment, in fact, it is one of the most chosen spots for car manufacturers. This is simply simply because this is where the GMC Yukon’s external air intake is located. This is where your motor vehicle will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally placed just under 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 GMC Yukon

The second possible position for the cabin filter on your GMC Yukon is under the glove compartment of your motor vehicle. This is the least complicated 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 GMC Yukon

Finally, last spot where the cabin filter on your GMC Yukon can be found is under your dashboard, to access it you will have to take out your glove box which is generally 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 GMC Yukon?

Finally, we will now show you how to replace the cabin filter of your GMC Yukon? Although this is a rather easy to understand technique, it must be done at the right time to prevent problems on your motor vehicle.

When to replace the cabin filter on GMC Yukon?

The big question for a good number of GMC Yukon owners is when to replace this filter, because we know that you have to change it every 20,000 kilometres; don’t hesitate 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 changed every year if you use your motor vehicle 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 gas. Do not hesitate to replace it more regularly if you drive in city.

How to take out the cabin filter on my GMC Yukon?

Last but not least, the last step that definitely attracts you to this publication, how to take out the cabin filter from your GMC Yukon? This step is actually very common. 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 gently 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 GMC Yukon.

If you need more guides on the GMC Yukon, go to our GMC Yukon category.