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 #13984  by Triggerhappy
 Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:12 am
I agree, taking off the glovebox door is unnecessary. I didn't even need to use tools since my hands are not that big. Thanks OP for the write-up and everyone for their help.

I bought the clean breeze filter and installed it with the lighter side pointing up. Is that the correct way or is the dark side pointing up?
 #14627  by Firefly
 Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:47 am
MNSLS wrote:With the cabin air filter out compare it to the new air filter. (In the first two pictures you can see the new Fram 10546 vs the old dirty filter.)


Curious - how many miles are on that dirty old filter?
 #14684  by KIZFAN2
 Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:07 pm
They say about 30k so that is what 18-19 miles?

I just changed mine at 60k and it looked like a forest with all the leaves and dirt.
 #15211  by CTKizashi
 Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:00 am
Extremely helpful. Changed the filter in my 2010 in about 15 minutes. The local dealer said that the 30,000 mile service (oil change, air & cabin air filters, inspections, checking fluids) is a 4 hour service at $110 @ hour (it would have totalled $700). Got a synthetic oil change & inspection for $70, did the air & cabin filters for about 75. Thanks for the posts.
 #17464  by matt_gold99
 Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:48 pm
MNSLS wrote:On the right side is a little cyclinder for something. Push it down a bit and flip it out of the hole.


Not sure if this thread is still looked at, but I have a quick question.

Attached is a photo of the side of my 2011 glove compartment.
'C' is a dampener arm that attaches to the main box.
My question is, can I pull off 'B' with a bit of force, or do I need to unscrew 'A' from the box? Is there some way of removing this arm without unscrewing 'A'?
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 #17465  by murcod
 Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:11 am
From memory you don't need any tools to remove the glovebox, but I can't remember if it pulls off there?
 #17507  by kizashigal
 Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:42 am
All you need to do is unclip the holder for the owners manual by sliding it to take out then unclip the white cover where filter is...very simple!
 #17520  by matt_gold99
 Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:28 pm
s'ok, I just wanted to remove the glove box to see how hard it might be to look inside the vents. It's a bit harder than I thought, and I would have to take off more than the glove box to give myself access to the inside of the vents.

I put the glove box back on and yep, replacing the filter is quite easy with the glove box still on!
 #32089  by Kelevra
 Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:03 pm
dman wrote:you don't need to remove the hinged glove box,,,



haha, I wish I had read this post subsequently. Either way, it only took 5 minutes, even with dropping the glovebox held on one side. Easy, thanks. PS, my filter looked a bit worse than the one above with the debris on it after 1 1/2 years.