Kia Rio cabin air filter location

Kia Rio cabin air filter location. From year 2006,  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Here you can find how to locate Kia Rio pollen filter when you need to replace.

Where is located cabin air filter on a Kia Rio. Maintenance of a car differ from a vehicle to another. If you car service is approaches, below you can see how to change air conditioning filter.

Cabin air filter is located inside of car on the passenger side.

To locate and replace Kia Rio cabin air filter follow the next procedures:

  1. Open passenger side door and after that open glovebox compartment.
  2. Push on right and left side of the glove compartment or remove the stops  to release glove compartament – see picture.
  3. Kia Rio cabin air filter location
  4. Leave down glove compartment an you will be able to see Kia Rio filter housing cover (see picture bellow).
  5. Kia Rio filter housing cover location
  6. To have access to cabin air filter squeeze tabs on filter housing cover to remove.
  7. After you do this you will be able to take out the old filter and replace with the new one. Some models have filter frame. To replace  cabin air filter is necessary to take out filter frame, replace old filter and insert filter frame back in place.

Kia Rio cabin air filter replacement

For more guidance feel free to ask about how to replace the air conditioning filter for Kia Rio.

Find more information about where is located cabin air filter or air conditioning filter for Kia.

If you want to reset service light reminder on Kia Rio click here.

How to locate if you need to change cabin air filter, oil filter, fuel filter, pollen filter, dust filter or air filter on Kia Rio.

Pictures can be different from one car to another but the procedure is the same.

Why is necessary to replace the cabin air filter? Is necessary to replace this filter to protect you and your passenger from bad odors, some allergen, from pollen and is very important if somebody from your car is allergic to pollen, dust and other particle.

Source: Service owner manual, google  and other forums.

6 thoughts on “Kia Rio cabin air filter location

  1. I did replaced my cabin filter on kia Rio 2013 plus the engine filter and I have that Dusty odor in my cabin that after an hour of driving I can’t handle it.

    Any help of what else I can do? I know its dust that comes from somewhere but I don’t know what else to do.

    Thanks a lot

    1. Have you checked if you haven’t installed the new filter in a wrong way? The filter should be installed with the “Air flow arrow” pointing down.

    2. From what I gathered from your article and others,there is harm to the vehicle itself if I don’t replace cabin filter?

  2. Must push stop towards engine while lifting it an1/8″just the front of the stop ,IT WILL slide back a 1/4″ then pull it out, Once you succeed you will do it real fast. I spent an hour working with it . I could do it now in 10 minutes total

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