Kepping is car in good conditions is one of the important tasks you need to achieve if you want to keep your vehicle in good condition and avoid unexpected breakdowns that would require you to spend a lot of money. Some maintenance work seem obvious to nearly everybody, such as oil and filter replacing, but for others you might 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 Volkswagen ID.4? To do this, first we’ll discover where the cabin filter on your Volkswagen ID.4 is, and secondly how to change this popular filter, also named pollen filter.


Where is the cabin filter on my Volkswagen ID.4?

So let’s start our article with location of the cabin filter on your Volkswagen ID.4. Depending on the year of your automobile and the series, the filter can be found in three different spots, we will now describe these locations.

Passenger compartment filter positioned in the engine compartment

To locate the cabin filter of your Volkswagen ID.4?, we encourage you to check out the side of the engine compartment, indeed, it is one of the most preferred places for car makers. This is just simply because this is where the Volkswagen ID.4’s external air intake is positioned. 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 automotive, it will be in a plastic box.

Cabin filter which is underneath the glove box of an Volkswagen ID.4

The second possible area for the cabin filter on your Volkswagen ID.4 is under the glove compartment of your motor vehicle. 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 containing the pollen filter, just unclip it to access your filter.

Cabin filter which is under the dashboard of your Volkswagen ID.4

Finally, last place where the cabin filter on your Volkswagen ID.4 can be found is underneath your dashboard, to access it you will have to remove your glove box which is in most cases 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 Volkswagen ID.4?

Finally, we will now show you how to change the cabin filter of your Volkswagen ID.4? Although this is a rather easy to understand procedure, it must be done at the right time to prevent problems on your motor vehicle.

When to change the cabin filter on Volkswagen ID.4?

The big query for a good number of Volkswagen ID.4 owners is when to change this filter, because we know that you have to change it every 20,000 kilometres; don’t hesitate to read our article on the removal of the service indicator light; however, for the cabin filter, it’s a entire other question. It should be replaced every year if you use your motor 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 gas. Do not hesitate to change it more frequently if you drive in city.

How to remove the cabin filter on my Volkswagen ID.4?

Last but not least, the last step that certainly attracts you to this publication, how to remove the cabin filter from your Volkswagen ID.4? 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 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 Volkswagen ID.4.

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