Removal & Installation
The dust and pollen filter should be replaced every 30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 24 months, whichever comes first. Replace the filter more often if the airflow is less than usual, or if the vehicle is driven in areas that have high concentrations of soot from industry or diesel powered vehicles.
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section. Also see the IMA system disabling before proceeding with any procedure.
Remove the glove box and the center lower cover.
Fig. Glove box removal & installation
Fig. Center lower cover removal & installation
Cut the plastic cross brace in the glove box opening with diagonal cutters in the area shown in the accompanying figure, and discard it.
Fig. Use diagonal cutters to cut the plastic cross brace where indicated
Remove the bolts and the glove box frame.
Remove the filter lid from the evaporator, then remove the dust and pollen filter by pulling it.
Fig. View of the filter lid (A) and dust and pollen filter (B)
Remove the filter from the housing and replace it.
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.