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How to Replace Cabin Air Filter 03-10 Saab 9-3

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How to Replace Cabin Air Filter 03-10 Saab 9-3

Created on: 2021-01-16

Check out this video to learn how to replace the cabin air filter in your 03-07 Saab 9-3. Save money and do it yourself!

  1. step 1 :Accessing the Cabin Air Filter
    • Open and support the hood
    • Push the center of the hood trim clip in with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pry off the hood trim clip with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the hood weatherstrip partially off by hand
    • Push the foam block aside and pull up the hood trim
  2. step 2 :Removing the Cabin Air Filter
    • Undo the clips from the cabin air filter
    • Pull the air filter out by hand
  3. step 3 :Installing the New Cabin Air Filter
    • Slide the cabin air filter into place with the air flow arrows pointing toward the cabin
    • Clip the air filter into place
  4. step 4 :Reattaching the Hood Trim
    • Push the hood trim into place
    • Push the weatherstripping back into place
    • Push the center part of the hood trim clip out
    • Put the clip into place
    • Push the center of the clip in

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Flat Blade Screwdriver

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Start right over in here. There's a little clip right here. You actually push the center in with a flat blade screwdriver then pry up, with the screw driver, and pull that clip out. You pull up this weather strip some and then there's a little kind of foam block here. This plastic grill comes up. Push this foam block out of the way. Lift this up and, then you can see right here there's a little clip. Pull that up and then grab hold of your cabin air filter. There's another clip right over here, pull that one up as well and pull the filter out and up. This one is in definite need of replacement and it's full and weighs about 2 pounds. It shouldn't.

Here's a new cabin air filter from 1A Auto. You can see it's quite a bit cleaner without all that junk in there. It's quite a bit lighter too. It has air flow arrows. Obviously the arrows are going to go that way and into the car, so we have the arrows pointing toward the passenger compartment. Just slide it right in there and lock this clip down on this side and lock this clip down. Put our panel back down. Pull this foam block back out of the way. Put that back down like that. Okay, this clip you just want to push the center back up and through and then put it back where it belongs and then push the center down flush to lock it.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

2008 - 2010  Saab  9-3
2006 - 2007  Saab  9-3
2003 - 2007  Saab  9-3
2004 - 2007  Saab  9-3
2010 - 2010  Saab  9-3X

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