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What will happen if the cabin filter on a car is not replaced after long use?


The cabin filter on a car is a key part that filters out dust, pollen, bacteria, and other harmful substances in the air inside the car to keep it clean. Failure to replace it after long use will lead to certain problems.

1. Degraded performance of the air conditioning system

Use of the filter element for an extended period of time can cause blocking, which will prevent it from filtering air pollutants properly. As a result, the air flowing out of the air conditioning will be dirty, affecting riding comfort. An overused filter element may also cause the air conditioning system to overheat or be damaged, and consequently lead to higher maintenance costs.

2. Lower air quality in the car

After running for an extended period of time, the cabin filter can become much less effective or unable to clear harmful substances in the air, thus posing a threat to the health of drivers and passengers, and easily leading to respiratory diseases, allergic reactions, and other health problems.

3. Higher fuel consumption of the car

A blocked cabin filter can increase the load and energy consumption of the air conditioning system. Other possible consequences include lower fuel efficiency and higher fuel consumption of the car and increased driving costs.

In sum, failure to replace the cabin filter on a car after long use will impact the car’s performance, riding comfort, air quality, and fuel economy negatively. It is recommended a car owner should regularly replace the cabin filter to maintain clean air inside the car, improve driving comfort, extend the service life of the air conditioning system, reduce maintenance cost and fuel consumption, and lead to higher driving safety.

vika cabin filter

Advantages of vika cabin filter:

The protective layer of vika cabin filter is made of high-strength PET saturated polyester, which is very resistant to impact and corrosion, providing lasting protection for aluminum material.

The high-efficiency layer of vika cabin filter adopts 3M electrostatic electret HEPA, which efficiently filters out ultrafine particles with a removal rate of over 95%.

The medium-efficiency layer of vika cabin filter adopts electrostatic electret cotton characterized by a high PM2.5 filtering efficiency of 90% and a higher dust containing capacity.

The odor-removing layer of vika cabin filter uses imported high-quality coconut shell activated carbon that leads to a 300% increase in physical adsorption capacity and a 35 times increase in catalytic decomposition capacity. It is capable of removing car exhaust gases such as ammonia oxides and sulfur dioxide and harmful gases present in new cars such as toluene and formaldehyde.

The rough filtering layer of vika cabin filter uses Freudenberg long fibers to screen out large particles such as dust, and consequently the service life of the rear filter screens is extended.