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Chevrolet Captiva Owners Manual: Maintenance

Passenger Compartment Air Filter

The filter removes dust, pollen, and other airborne irritants from outside air that is pulled into the vehicle.

The filter should be replaced as part of routine scheduled maintenance.

See Maintenance Schedule on page 11-2 for replacement intervals.

To find out what type of filter to use, see Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 11-13.

The passenger compartment air filter can be accessed by removing the entire glove box.

Passenger Compartment Air Filter

  1. Remove the four screws from around the glove box and detach the three inner clips from the glove box.
  2. Lower the loosened glove box housing.

Maintenance

  1. Unplug both wire cables and remove the glove box.

Maintenance

  1. Remove the air filter cover screw.

Maintenance

  1. Remove the filter cover and pull out the old air filter.
  2. Install the new air filter.
  3. Reinstall the air filter cover.

    Reconnect the wire cabling and reinstall the glove box.

See your dealer if additional assistance is needed.

The maintenance of the passenger compartment air filter in a Chevrolet Captiva is relatively straightforward. First, locate the air filter housing, which is usually situated behind the glove compartment on the passenger side. Open the glove compartment and empty its contents, then press the sides inward to release the compartment fully.

Once the glove compartment is open, locate the air filter housing cover. This cover is typically secured by clips or screws; remove these fasteners to access the air filter. Carefully pull out the old air filter from the housing, paying attention to its orientation to ensure the new filter is installed correctly.

Before inserting the new filter, clean out any debris or dust inside the air filter housing using a vacuum cleaner or compressed air. Then, insert the new filter into the housing, making sure it fits snugly and aligns with any tabs or guides. Replace the cover and secure it with the clips or screws removed earlier.

Finally, close the glove compartment and ensure it latches securely. It's recommended to check and replace the passenger compartment air filter at regular intervals as part of your Captiva's maintenance schedule to ensure optimal air quality inside the vehicle.

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