Benefits of Changing Your
Cabin Air Filter
in San Jose, CA
Many car owners either forget or aren't aware of the importance of regularly changing their cabin's air filter. Many refuse this service when recommended by our technicians, but it leaves the air quality inside their luxurious models somewhat lacking. Ideally, your cabin air filter should be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, but be sure to check your owner's manual for the exact mileage. City-dwellers and those who take large highways on their morning commute will need to change their cabin air filter more frequently, and for those who seek speedy thrills, this same filter makes a sizable difference in engine performance. If we've caught your attention, keep reading to learn more about the benefits of regular filter replacement below:
Pollution is a big problem, especially here in California, and it's the most commonly cited reason for changing the cabin air filters. It's the main obstacle that's standing between the dirty outside air and the inside of your Jaguar model's cabin, filtering much of the ash and smoke from fires, city smog and dirty exhaust fumes from surrounding vehicles. Breathe healthier air inside your Jaguar with a clean cabin air filter.
Better HVAC Air Flow
When your cabin air filter is clogged with dirt and lint, the engine has to work much harder to power your heating and air conditioning. The HVAC system is connected to your engine's fuel efficiency - if your engine doesn't have to redirect additional power to your heating and air conditioning, it can streamline power to your Jaguar model's performance instead. Plus, with a clean cabin air filter, your HVAC system will run more efficiently as well, warming or cooling your cabin much quicker than with a tired, old one.
Do you have environmental allergies? A clean cabin air filter can reduce the amount of irritating allergens that will float inside your model, which will reduce your symptoms overall. Plus, if it's a heavy pollen season, dust and pollen can build up over time in your filter, so consider having it changed more frequently if you have severe allergies.
A fourth reason to regularly replace your cabin air filter is the build up of moisture and mold, which causes bad odors and can degrade your overall health. Avoid breathing in mold from your cabin air filter with a quick replacement from our service center. If you've noticed a foul smell or that your HVAC fan is running more loudly, schedule your vehicle's service appointment today.