Vehicle maintenance is one of the essential responsibilities you need to do if you want to keep your automobile in good condition and avoid unpredicted equipment failures that would necessitate you to waste a lot of cash. Some maintenance tasks seem obvious to almost everyone, 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 essential maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKC? For this, first we’ll see where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKC is, and secondly how to change this famous filter, also named pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKC?

So let’s start our article content with location of the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKC. Depending on the year of your vehicle and the series, the filter can be found in three different spots, we will now detail these locations.

Passenger compartment filter located in the engine compartment

To find the cabin filter of your Lincoln MKC?, we suggest you to check out the side of the engine compartment, indeed, it is one of the most preferred locations for car manufacturers. This is simply mainly because this is where the Lincoln MKC’s external air intake is positioned. This is where your car will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally based 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 beneath the glove box of an Lincoln MKC

The second possible location for the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKC 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 see a black box including the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.

Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your Lincoln MKC

Finally, last position where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKC can be found is beneath your dashboard, to access it you will have to take off your glove box which is in general 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 Lincoln MKC?

Finally, we will now discover how to change the cabin filter of your Lincoln MKC? Even though this is a rather simple maneuver, it must be done at the right time to avoid concerns on your car.

When to change the cabin filter on Lincoln MKC?

The big question for a good number of Lincoln MKC 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 article content on the removal of the service indicator light; nevertheless, for the cabin filter, it’s a whole other question. It should be replaced every year if you use your car 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 harmful particles, allergens and exhaust fumes. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to take off the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKC?

Last but not least, the last step that surely draws you to this instruction, how to take off the cabin filter from your Lincoln MKC? This step is in fact 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 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 Lincoln MKC.

If you have any further questions about the Lincoln MKC, do not hesitate to consult our Lincoln MKC category.