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#1 Black02Silverado

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 10:50 AM

Here is a cool PDF showing where cabin air filters are located and how to replace them if you have one in your vehicle. You need to know the Wix part number and you can find that information here just put in your year make and model and it will bring up what your vehicle takes, find the Wix's cabin air filter and use the PDF above to locate it in you vehicle.

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 01:10 PM

I wouldn't rely on Amsoil website for data. They have enough errors that I don't trust the data.
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Posted 27 September 2011 - 01:40 PM

I wouldn't rely on Amsoil website for data. They have enough errors that I don't trust the data.



It would at least provide a good start.

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 05:00 PM

the last year with cabin filters was 02

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Posted 27 September 2011 - 05:04 PM

I wouldn't rely on Amsoil website for data. They have enough errors that I don't trust the data.



It would at least provide a good start.


Not even a good start.
For example, for my truck, it says no chassis lubrication points, but my truck has 11 zerks on the front suspension. It says my 6.0 is flex fuel, but it is not. If those basic facts are wrong, what else is wrong? Wrong data is worse than no data.

Looks like a ploy to generate some sales without paying sponsor fees.

Edited by Hawkeye-08, 27 September 2011 - 05:06 PM.

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Posted 23 November 2011 - 09:57 PM

So to hijack this thread. Why did GM discontinue the cabin air filter? I bought the Chilton's book for the truck shortly after purchase. It covers the entire generation so I spent WAY too much time looking for a filter that isn't there. Finally did some searching online to discover it didn't exist.
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Posted 24 November 2011 - 06:58 AM

So to hijack this thread. Why did GM discontinue the cabin air filter?

Because so many people didn't know about the filter, it never got checked until after an A/C failure occurred, But since filters aren't part of the warranty, repairs were not covered. This caused people to grab their pitchforks in revolt.

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 08:46 AM

shit, sorry if this is dumb but what exactly does tha cabin air filter do and where is it... the cabin filter in my trucks definatley the orig


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 10:07 AM

Subject: Passenger Compartment Air Filter - keywords dirt dust HVAC
interior #PIT3330A - (02/16/2006)



Models: 2003-2006 Cadillac Escalade Models

2003-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe

2003-2006 GMC Sierra, Yukon Models

2003-2006 Hummer H2




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The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the
symptom(s) described in this PI.

Condition/Concern:
A customer may inquire about the availability of the passenger
compartment air filter.

Recommendation/Instructions:
Starting in the 2003 model year, the passenger compartment air filter is
no longer available as a factory option. With the redesigned HVAC case,
there is no longer a cavity for the filter. The GM parts catalog
indicates there is a replacement filter available however there is no
provision for it.

Please follow this diagnostic or repair process thoroughly and complete
each step. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing
every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed.



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Edited by snakedoctor, 24 November 2011 - 10:58 AM.


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 11:07 AM

How to add a cabin filter if you don't have one..

Attached File  Cabin Filter Instructions Revised NBS.pdf   744.19KB   174 downloads

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Posted 24 November 2011 - 11:12 AM

oh god did you see how much shit came out of those filters.... better go do it now


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Posted 24 November 2011 - 06:27 PM

How to add a cabin filter if you don't have one..

Attached File  Cabin Filter Instructions Revised NBS.pdf   744.19KB   174 downloads


Thanks for the instructions however, I would be one of the many who would/will forget to check &/or change these filters and living in Georgia without a functioning A/C system is not a good idea. A little extra dust & pollen inside the truck isn't going to hurt me any worse than being outside in the summer time would be.
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