how to replace volvo s40 or v50 cabin air filter

by:Booguan     2020-09-02
Volvo cabin air filter replacement Stepsby: Dan BunagThe vehicle cabin air filter is simple but is an important part of the car air conditioning and heating system when filtering pollen, air pollution or external air dirty/smelly, and other respiratory pollutants.
This is especially important if you are allergic, sensitive to contaminants, or have other respiratory problems.
The cabin air filter products is a regular maintenance or service item.
So when you know it should be replaced at a specified time interval or more urgent time
The air outlet of your air conditioning system exudes bad smell air.
Volvo recommends replacing cabin air filters every 15,000 miles.
The price of the cabin air filter is about $20-
$30, Labor around $85
Depending on your area and the separate garage or Volvo dealer, the price is $130.
Due to the cost of the dealer or the detached garage, I decided to replace the cabin air filter myself on a holiday morning.
I would like to share in this shot the steps and photos I took If you decide to take on this task.
In my opinion, due to the location of the cabin air filter and the design of the vehicle, the difficulty of this task is between medium and difficult.
I have replaced the cabin air filters for 99 Honda Accord, 2000 and 2006 Honda Odyssey as they are on the passenger side and very convenient.
In S40 and V50, the cabin air filter is located on the right side of the accelerator pedal, so it is necessary to remove the accelerator pedal to enter.
So unless you\'re convenient and patient, it\'s better to have a professional mechanic to handle the job.
While you can purchase a replacement cabin filter from a variety of local and online suppliers, I recommend that you purchase cabin air filter part number AQ1101 from the filter head.
Because it is flexible or foldable.
Reason: most of the replaced cabin air filters have rigid sides.
Because there is not much space below, this will save you a lot of frustration when you are ready to install a new filter.
You can buy one or three.
Pack according to whether you want to change the cabin air filter yourself again.
3/8 and/or 1/4 \"ratchet wrench5\" extensions or 10mm socketT25 Torx with drive handles of regular size or short thickness 9/32 \"socket
Disassembly/installation under the dash cover 1.
Make sure the vehicle ignition is off. 2.
Remove three T25 torx screws to secure the lower cover of the dashboard.
Next, disconnect the power connector of the lower dashboard lamp by pressing the clip.
Step 3 remove/install the central panel cover.
Remove the center panel cover (see photo)
By prying it with a flat head screwdriver, behind the radio console stack.
Step 4 disassembly/installation of accelerator pedal assembly 4.
Find and remove the three 10mm nuts that hold the accelerator pedal. Step 5 -
6 accelerator pedal wiring harness and assembly 5.
Press the clip using a flat head screwdriver and disconnect the harness connected to the accelerator pedal. 6.
Remove the accelerator pedal assembly and remove it. Steps 7 -
8 cabin air filter access door or cover 7.
Find and remove the 9/32 screw fixing the inlet door or lid of the cabin air filter and place it in a safe place. 8.
Gently pull from the back and remove the inlet of the cabin air filter. Steps 9 -
10 old/dirty cabin air filter 9.
By pulling out the dirty cabin air filter.
It doesn\'t matter if you damage it during the process.
There is not much space below. 10.
Use a vacuum cleaner, vacuum dirt and debris before installing a new cabin air filter products.
New cabin Airl filter11.
Install the new cabin air filter products.
If you purchased the filter head AQ1101 as I suggested, you can fold, insert and manipulate the new cabin air filter in place.
Note: When installing a new filter, be sure to pay attention and follow the direction of the airflow.
Step 12 install 12.
Reverse all previous steps to reassemble and complete the installation.
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