What is a Pollen Filter?
A Pollen Filter is used to filter all the air that comes through the car’s HVAC system to prevent pollutants, such as dust, pollen, smog and mould spores from entering as well as chemical pollination in the air.
Pollen filters is a part that should be regularly checked and replaced.
The more you drive, the dirtier the car.
What are the benefits?
Getting your pollen filter changed will:
- Eliminate odours caused by mould build-up on the filter.
- Optimal air flow to the HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system.
- Ensure quiet operation of the interior blower fan.
- Reduce the amount of dust and dirt in the cabin.
- Increase defroster performance due to the clogged-up filter decrease amount of hot air the blower can deliver to the windshield.
- Protect passengers from dust particles, pollen, and other irritants.
- Eases allergy symptoms such as runny eyes and noses, and sneezing, consequently enhancing traffic safety.
- reduce the likelihood of driver fatigue that can be caused by dust particles and microorganisms inside the vehicle.
- Keeps your car’s interior clean.
How often do I need this done?
Regular replacement of your vehicle’s pollen filters can extend the lifetime of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.
Cabin filters should be replaced every 12 to 15,000 miles and even more often in high pollution areas.