Introduction

How to replace the cabin filter on a GD/GG Subaru Impreza (2000 – 2007). This process only takes 10 minutes.

Tools Required

  • Phillips Screwdriver

Parts Required

  • Replacement Cabin Filter

Step 1

Open the glovebox and empty the contents. Unscrew the five screw located within the glovebox as pictured.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 2

Unscrew and remove the clip located on the side of the glovebox.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 3

Unscrew the two screws underneath the glove box as pictured.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 4

Gently pull on the glovebox to release the clip, and lower it to the floor. Be careful not to strain the wiring to the glovebox light.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 5

Locate the air filter cover and release the two clips.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 6

Once the cover has been removed, grasp the air filter and remove it.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 7

Here is the OEM filter removed from the vehicle. We don’t think it has ever been changed – How disgusting!

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

Step 8

Install the new filter taking note of the air flow direction arrow. This should be pointing downwards.

Re-assemble the glovebox as per the removal steps.

Subaru Impreza Cabin Filter

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