Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the crucial tasks 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 tasks 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 concentrate on a less famous but equally crucial maintenance task, how to change the cabin filter on my Opel Mokka X? To do this, first we’ll discover where the cabin filter on your Opel Mokka X is, and secondly how to replace this famous filter, also known as pollen filter.
Where is the cabin filter on my Opel Mokka X?
So let’s start our article with location of the cabin filter on your Opel Mokka X. Determined by the year of your motor vehicle and the series, the filter can be found in three different places, we will now detail these locations.
Passenger compartment filter positioned in the engine compartment
To find the cabin filter of your Opel Mokka X?, we recommend you to look at the side of the engine compartment, in reality, it is one of the most chosen places for car producers. This is just mainly because this is where the Opel Mokka X’s external air intake is installed. This is where your car will supply air to your passenger compartment. It is generally placed just beneath 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 below the glove box of an Opel Mokka X
The second possible area for the cabin filter on your Opel Mokka X 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 Opel Mokka X
Finally, last spot where the cabin filter on your Opel Mokka X can be found is below your dashboard, to access it you will have to take out 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 replace the cabin filter of my Opel Mokka X?
Finally, we will now see how to replace the cabin filter of your Opel Mokka X? Nevertheless this is a rather simple step, it must be done at the right time to prevent problems on your vehicle.
When to replace the cabin filter on Opel Mokka X?
The big question for a good number of Opel Mokka X owners is when to replace this filter, because we know that you have to change it every 20,000 kilometres; don’t be reluctant to consult our article 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 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 impure substances, allergens and exhaust fumes. Do not hesitate to replace it more regularly if you drive in city.
How to take out the cabin filter on my Opel Mokka X?
Last but not least, the last step that definitely draws you to this guide, how to take out the cabin filter from your Opel Mokka X? This step is seriously 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 Opel Mokka X.
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