What is a pollen filter?

Pollen Filters. The pollen filter actually filters out more than just pollen – it stops all kinds of debris, pollution and odours from entering the cabin and clogging up the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. We stock high-quality pollen filters for all types of car.

How often do you change your cabin air filter?

When to replace. Potter says replace the cabin air filter every 15,000 to 25,000 miles, or once a year depending on what is stated in your vehicle’s manufacturer manual first.

What happens if your cabin air filter is dirty?

When your air filter is dirty, your engine is forced to work harder, resulting in poor fuel economy, higher emissions and, possibly, a loss of engine power. In turn, as a worst-case scenario, a clogged cabin air filter can lead to under-performance of the Air Conditioning system, causing weak air flow from the cabin vents.

Does car air filter affect Air Conditioning?

While a soiled cabin air filter can affect the Air Conditioning system, a dirty engine air filter can cause engine performance problems. This is understandable, considering your car can use more than 10,000 gallons of oxygen for every gallon of fuel burned

What happens if you don't replace cabin filter?

If you don't change your cabin air filter, the filter will become more clogged with dirt and debris and the efficiency of the filter and your car's heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning system will be compromised. The air volume into your passenger compartment will be continually reduced which will lead to the issue of foul odors inside your car.

Remember, if you are in any doubt, or find that you have an unpleasant smell in your car, pop into your nearest First Stop Partner where there trained staff can supply, fit and fit new cabin pollen filters for you. For your nearest First Stop Partner Visit https://www.firststop.ie/en-ie/find-your-shop