The cabin filter should be replaced regularly, and it is important to know why if the customer should question the cost. Here is some information about How often should the cabin filter be replaced? At every scheduled maintenance service, or every 12 months. If the customer drives a lot in heavily trafficked areas or on dusty roads, the filter may have to be changed more frequently. What kind of cabin filters are there? There are two kinds: the pollen filter – cleans the incoming air of particles, pollen and dust; and the multi-filter, which also absorbs gases and odours. Almost all new Volvo cars are equipped with the multi-filter. What is so special about the multi-filter? It not only cleans the incoming air of impurities, such as particles, pollen and dust, but also uses one or two layers of active carbon to remove odours, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides and ground-level ozone from the incoming air. cabin filters in general – and Volvo Genuine cabin filters in particular – that could be useful in your dialogue with the customer. Why is it so important to have a cabin filter reduce the amount of fine particle matter in the incoming air? Chronic exposure to particles contributes to the risk of developing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, as well as of lung cancer. According to the european environment agency, it is estimated that fine particulate matter (pm2.5) In the air reduces life expectancy in the eu by more than eight months. And the situation is far more serious in countries like china. What happens if the cabin filter is not replaced? Eventually, the filter gets clogged and stops functioning. People sensitive to for example pollen may get problems. The interior environment will get less p leasant in general without a functioning filter. The protection against harmful pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, hydrocarbons, ozone and benzene will be reduced. What’s more, the air condition will be put under more strain. And the window will get misted up more easily.
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