Vehicle maintenance is one of the most important duties you need to do if you want to keep your automobile in good condition and avoid unpredicted malfunctions that would require you to waste a lot of cash. Some maintenance work seem obvious to almost all people, such as oil and filter replacing, but for others you may not always be aware of them. Today we’re going to focus on a less famous but equally important maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKZ? To do this, first we’ll discover where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKZ is, and secondly how to change this famous filter, also called pollen filter.
Where is the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKZ?
So let’s start our article content with location of the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKZ. Depending on the year of your vehicle and the series, the filter can be placed 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 Lincoln MKZ?, we recommend you to take a look at the side of the engine compartment, in truth, it is one of the most preferred places for car makers. This is just simply because this is where the Lincoln MKZ’s external air intake is positioned. This is where your car will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is most of the time based just below the windscreen, at the level of the air vents, you can access it through the bonnet of your automotive, it will be in a plastic box.
Cabin filter which is under the glove box of an Lincoln MKZ
The second possible position for the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKZ 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 Lincoln MKZ
Finally, last position where the cabin filter on your Lincoln MKZ can be placed is under your dashboard, to access it you will have to take out your glove box which is commonly held by clips or a screw. Now that this is done, you should see the black box it is in.
How to change the cabin filter of my Lincoln MKZ?
Finally, we will now see how to change the cabin filter of your Lincoln MKZ? Nevertheless this is a rather ordinary technique, it must be done at the right time to avoid problems on your car.
When to change the cabin filter on Lincoln MKZ?
The big question for a large number of Lincoln MKZ 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 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 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 impure substances, allergens and exhaust gas. Do not hesitate to change it more regularly if you drive in city.
How to take out the cabin filter on my Lincoln MKZ?
Last but not least, the last step that surely draws you to this guide, how to take out the cabin filter from your Lincoln MKZ? This step is honestly 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 Lincoln MKZ.
To find more tips on the Lincoln MKZ, take a look at the Lincoln MKZ category.