Jeep WJ Grand Cherokee Aftermarket Cabin Air Filter Accessory

By Jeep Experts

 

Cabin air filter, new model and unique model

All Grand Cherokee WJ sequence fashions (1999-2004) and the brand new WK sequence (2005-up) characteristic a housing for set up of a cabin air filter. No fashions have ever include the filter as commonplace, it have to be bought as a Mopar aftermarket accent and put in beneath the entrance cowl. The filter permits a movement of unrestricted contemporary air into the passenger cabin.

The cabin filter is a really worthwhile accent. It removes stable particulates equivalent to mud, pollen, mould, and micro organism from the air. Driving a car with a clogged cabin air filter from dust and particles drastically reduces the quantity and high quality of ambient air that may enter the inside and over time can result in musty odors in your automobile in addition to decreased HVAC efficiency. Mopar Cabin Air Filters take away as much as 80% of particles one micron or bigger. For reference, the human eye can not detect particles beneath 20 to 25 microns.

The filter is well put in beneath the cowl cowl on the passenger facet, accessible from beneath the hood. Once put in, all outdoors air coming via the AC/Heater vents is filtered. For set up, the manufacturing facility inlet cowl is discarded and the filter housing and filter put in as a replacement.

To hold cabin air high quality at its finest, filters ought to be changed typically every year or each 15,000 miles. Filters will be modified at 2 years/24,000 miles if largely utilized in a cleaner atmosphere (much less driving on dusty roads and trails for instance). Regularly altering cabin air filters can also cut back build-up of particles and micro organism on the evaporator core of your vehicles air-con and air flow system, maximizing the lifetime of the system. Cabin air filters cease most airborne particles, and to some extent are able to decreasing delicate odors.

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ocation of cabin air filter (beneath hood, passenger facet), proven with out the filter cowl put in.

 

WJ & WK Cabin air filter components
Part title: “Cabin Air Kit”
(1999-2009)
Part quantity: 82208300
(supersedes 82204691)
List value: $65.45
Part title: “Replacement filter”
(1999-2009)
Part quantity: 5013595AB
(supersedes 5013595AA)
List value: $72.00

(Prices listed are for reference functions solely and will range by supplier. MSRP costs are present as of September 2011. Parts usually are not out there from this website online.)
Front and again view of cabin filter package

Cabin filter set up

Note: Installation will be carried out WITHOUT eradicating the wiper arms:

1. Open hood.

2. Grasp the rubber cowl weatherstrip on the passenger facet and pull it outward to take away it to about midway throughout the firewall.

3. Remove the primary 3 plastic fasteners that maintain the cowl grill cowl in place. It is finest to get these “began” by gently lifting up on the cowl cowl ranging from the top. This will pop them up sufficient so to seize them by hand and take away them (Caution: the skinny high edges of the plastic nuts will be very sharp).

4. The cowl cowl can now be lifted up sufficient to achieve in and take away the previous plastic air inlet cowl from the firewall. There are plastic tabs that maintain the duvet in place (see photograph under). Pull out the skinny facet first which has the only clip. You then rock the duvet backwards and forwards to unlock the middle “rosebud” fasteners. Or, per the manufacturing facility directions you’ll be able to lower out the plastic tabs that maintain the rosebuds in place. Remove the duvet and discard, it won’t be reinstalled. If there may be any dust or debri contained in the filter space this may be a great time to scrub it out.

5. Insert the brand new plastic filter housing into the inlet opening and fasten it in place. Install the filter into the housing, inserting it rigorously in order that it doesn’t bend an excessive amount of as it’s considerably of a good match.

6. Install the filter cowl over the filter. I needed to bend/squeeze the highest plastic locking tabs collectively somewhat to ensure that it to remain in place extra firmly.

7. Put the plastic cowl fasteners again in place and ensure they’re firmly seated. Re-install the rubber weatherstrip seal and also you’re carried out!

Factory air inlet cowl, back and front views. This piece is eliminated and eradicated when putting in the cabin air filter. The two “rosebuds” proven are the plastic fasteners that assist safe the grill cowl to the firewall.


There are 3 plastic clips that maintain the edges of the unique manufacturing facility inlet cowl in place, two on the large finish (proven above) and one on the slender finish.

Vehicle air high quality research

A research performed by California’s South Coastal Air Quality Management District discovered that air inside a automobile could have as much as 10 occasions the pollution of outdoor air. Small particles of those pollution, which embrace exhaust fumes, street mud, plant pollen and mould spores, enter a vehicles inside by the use of the automobiles heating, air-con and air flow (HVAC) system. Once inside, they grow to be a part of the air you breathe. With a cabin air filter, 90% of those contaminants will be prevented from getting into your vehicles inside.

 

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