Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the crucial responsibilities you need to do if you want to keep your car in good condition and avoid sudden breakdowns that would necessitate you to spend a lot of cash. Some maintenance tasks seem obvious to almost everyone, including oil and filter changes, but for others you might not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to look into a less famous but equally crucial maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKX? For this, first we’ll check out where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKX is, and secondly how to replace this famous filter, as well known as pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKX?

So let’s start our content page with location of the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKX. Determined by the year of your automobile and the series, the filter can be found in three different spots, we will now detail these locations.

Passenger compartment filter situated in the engine compartment

To locate the cabin filter of your Lincoln MKX?, we suggest you to take a look at the side of the engine compartment, in reality, it is one of the most preferred locations for car makers. This is only mainly because this is where the Lincoln MKX’s external air intake is situated. This is where your car will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is most of the time 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 underneath the glove box of an Lincoln MKX

The second possible location for the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKX is under the glove compartment of your car. This is the most simple 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 MKX

Finally, last position where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKX can be found is underneath 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 replace the cabin filter of my Lincoln MKX?

Finally, we will now discover how to replace the cabin filter of your Lincoln MKX? Although this is a rather simple step, it must be done at the right time to prevent concerns on your vehicle.

When to replace the cabin filter on Lincoln MKX?

The big question for a good number of Lincoln MKX 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 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 vehicle regularly or every two years if you drive in the country side and only make short trips. The purpose of this filter is to filter out air impurities, allergens and exhaust gases. Do not hesitate to replace it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to remove the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKX?

Last but not least, the last step that definitely attracts you to this tips guide, how to remove the cabin filter from your Lincoln MKX? This step is actually 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 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 Lincoln MKX.

If you wish more tutorials on the Lincoln MKX, go to our Lincoln MKX category.