How to replace the cabin filter on a GD/GG Subaru Impreza (2000 – 2007). This process only takes 10 minutes.
- Phillips Screwdriver
- Replacement Cabin Filter
Open the glovebox and empty the contents. Unscrew the five screw located within the glovebox as pictured.
Unscrew and remove the clip located on the side of the glovebox.
Unscrew the two screws underneath the glove box as pictured.
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.
Locate the air filter cover and release the two clips.
Once the cover has been removed, grasp the air filter and remove it.
Here is the OEM filter removed from the vehicle. We don’t think it has ever been changed – How disgusting!
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.