Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the important responsibilities you need to achieve if you want to keep your automobile in good condition and avoid unpredicted equipment failures that would require you to spend a lot of money. Some maintenance work seem obvious to nearly everybody, just like oil and filter replacing, but for others you may not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to look into a less notorious but equally important maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my hyundai i40? To do this, first we’ll discover where the cabin filter on your hyundai i40 is, and secondly how to change this famous filter, also named pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my hyundai i40?

So let’s start our short post with location of the cabin filter on your hyundai i40. Depending on the year of your vehicle and the series, the filter can be located in three different places, we will now detail these locations.

Passenger compartment filter situated in the engine compartment

To find the cabin filter of your hyundai i40?, we advise you to take a look at the side of the engine compartment, in truth, it is one of the most preferred locations for car producers. This is simply cause this is where the hyundai i40’s external air intake is installed. This is where your vehicule will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is most of the time found just below 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 hyundai i40

The second possible position for the cabin filter on your hyundai i40 is under the glove compartment of your motor vehicle. This is the least difficult place to access, you will just have to lie down and look under your glove box and you should see a black box containing the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.

Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your hyundai i40

Finally, last spot where the cabin filter on your hyundai i40 can be located is beneath your dashboard, to access it you will have to remove your glove box which is almost always 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 hyundai i40?

Finally, we will now teach you how to change the cabin filter of your hyundai i40? Even though this is a rather common technique, it must be done at the right time to prevent complications on your motor vehicle.

When to change the cabin filter on hyundai i40?

The big question for a large number of hyundai i40 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 short post on the removal of the service indicator light; nevertheless, for the cabin filter, it’s a whole 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 impurities, allergens and exhaust gas. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to remove the cabin filter on my hyundai i40?

Last but not least, the last step that certainly attracts you to this publication, how to remove the cabin filter from your hyundai i40? 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 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 hyundai i40.

To find more tips on the hyundai i40, take a look at the hyundai i40 category.