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Just over a year, it's time to replace the air conditioner filter, which is under the hood, passenger side, under the cowl.

Filter part number is 6807 1668 AA, and the retail cost was $15.40+sales tax.

Here's the new filter in packaging:


Here is the access cover on the cowl:


With the cover off, you can see the dirty old filter:


You swing the hinged top of the filter enclosure open (there's a pair of plastic nibs) and it swings up and rotates toward the windshield. You have to flex the cowl up to get the hinged top to clear the underside of the cowl. Grab the old filter and pull it out. Note that you have to distort the old filter's shape to clear the opening. Not Chrysler's greatest engineering feat.

At any rate, you insert the new filter. Note that the left side is crunched. You have to insert the left side into the guide channel first. It's futsy, but it can be done:


Here is the new filter in place, with the hinged top of the filter enclosure still open:


Finally, close the hinged top and snap shut (you can see one of the nibs on the left):


Then, put the cowl opening cover back in place (see second photo, above).
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Thanks for the DIY!
 

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Thanks yet again Danner! Simple task, but I'm sure others will gain from it. Good job posting quality pics.


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Check amazon and Ebay, i think i paid less than $9. It is a pita to load the fresh one in there!
 

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Check amazon and Ebay, i think i paid less than $9. It is a pita to load the fresh one in there!
Actually, its quite easy - some cars require you have to pull trim from under the dash or behind the glovebox to change out the cabin filters.

The LX/LC/LD/LD cars are a snap to change out cabin filters - probably one of the easiest maintenance items to do.

The engine air filter box has more clips and tabs to contend with...
 

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Yes, I did this thanks to you and it was very simple.
 

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. . . some cars require you have to pull trim from under the dash or behind the glovebox to change out the cabin filters. . .
My son's Honda is like that. You need to remove the glovebox, then the A-pillar trim piece, then remove the medal glove box mount (with two nearly impossible to get at bolts, push the very tight wiring harness aside, remove the cover, and finally remove the cabin air filter. You need a screw driver, a nut driver, a trim piece removal tool, and a small socket ratchet wrench. :notallthere:

It's a 30 to 40 minute job! :thdown:


The Challenger is very easy; 5 minute job. [and no tools] :thup:

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Good to know, thanks Danner
 

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Dont get an aftermarket cabin air filter! I got one from amazon for $10 and it was really flimsy. When I tried to bend it to fit it in, it warped and became disfigured. Stay with the mopar ones. I found some on ebay for like $10.
 

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The one in my HHR is in the glove box. :thumbsup:
 

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Thanks, did this today
 

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Old post I know, I just did this tonight on my '14 Shaker and what a terrible design!!!! Holy Sh!t it was hard to get my hands in there to remove or replace the filter!
 

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As they say in the South, WELL BLESS YOUR HEART! Thanks, was wondering what that was for.......I knew it was something!
 

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I have a 2016 SXT and it's time for its first filter replacement. Which filter has the best quality? Fram Fresh Breeze or Mopar? Thanks!
I've used and happy with...
POTAUTO MAP 1031C Heavy Active Carbon Car Cabin Air Filter



@ Amazon...$13.73
 

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I have a 2016 SXT and it's time for its first filter replacement. Which cabin filter has the best quality? Fram Fresh Breeze or Mopar? Thanks!
Have you actually looked at the filter? I have 19K on my 2016, and the cabin filter isn't anywhere near dirty enough to replace yet.
 
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