Kia Optima: Maintenance / Climate Control Air Filter

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2021 Service and Repair Manual / Maintenance / Climate Control Air Filter

Repair procedures
Cleaning
1.

Remove the climate control air filter.

2.

Check that the climate control air filter is not excessively dirty.

  

If the climate control air filter is excessively dirty, replace the climate control air filter.

3.

If cleaning the climate control air filter, blow compressed air as shown in the illustration to clean it.

  

Be careful when aiming the compressed air in the climate control air filter.

Replacement
  

When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.

1.

Open the glove box and separate the air damper (A) from the glove box.

2.

Press both sides inwards to open the glove box (A) downwards.

3.

Remove the filter cover (A) by pressing the knob.

4.

Replace the air filter (A) with a new one according to the direction of air filter.

5.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

To remove the filter easily, press the right side inward then pull out the filter.

In case of driving in an air-polluted area or rugged terrain, check and replace the air filter as frequently as possible.

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