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cabin filter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stmpjmpr, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    stmpjmpr

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    how difficult is it to replace the cabin filter?...Reason why Im asking, I go ta flyer from Capistrano toyota advertizing "cabin filter replacement Installed $89.00". I believe I removed,cleaned mine and it was easy. could I be wrong, is it not located in the glove compartment?
     
  2. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:12 PM
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    bakerla

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    glove compartment yes, easy yes. $89 is CRAZY.
     
  3. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    Yes you're right. Lol stealership at its greatest.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:15 PM
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    No joke? $89? It takes a whole 5 mins to replace it yourself. Drop the glovebox, slide out the cabin filter tray directly behind the glove box, take out the old and put in the new, reattach glove box, the end.
     
  5. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    3.95 + shipping oh and from previous experience much better deal to buy at least 5!
     
  7. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:20 PM
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    damn that's cheap! bought mine at the local parts store, $20 something
     
  8. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:24 PM
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    taco084gb

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    Ya the ones from logic source are great. I have been using them for 2 yrs now and work just fine. Cheap is a good thing. and these are very easy to change except for getting the little shock back on with out bending the tabs that is the only hard part. I used needle nose pliers to help me a bit.
     
  9. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    $3.95 for filter. $6.51 shipping...not sure its worth it.
     
  10. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:32 PM
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    Hmm....$89.....does that include bending you over and giving it to you from behind too?
     
  11. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:38 PM
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    Thats included in the "convenience fee"
     
  12. Sep 2, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    :rofl:
     
  13. Sep 3, 2010 at 6:15 AM
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    You should at least get a reach around for $89.
     
  15. Sep 3, 2010 at 7:15 AM
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    They are actually$ 3.61 a piece and if you order 5 it comes to $5.33 a piece including shipping. So I would think that is better than $89. and your ass isnt as sore:D
     
  17. Sep 13, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    I just found this forum,and saw somethign about a cabin filter,i just looked behind my glove compatrment and opened the little door which is above the blower fan( i recently replaced blower fan and resistor) there was no filter in there, so i guess ill go to the dealer and ask about that
     
  18. Sep 13, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    Just replaced my filter. I bought it at my local AutoChoice....cost me $10.95....funny thing though when I pulled it out of the box there was an installation instruction paper for a 2003 Pontiac Vibe!!! Exact same filter. I wonder what the price difference is at the dealership for a Matrix vs Tacoma....interesting!! I kept the paper in case no one believes me.
    Whats all the talk about Genuine Toyota Parts...they are all made in the same factory
     
  19. Sep 13, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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  20. Sep 13, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    The ones I got from Logical Source (http://www.logical-source.com/cart.aspx?id=7586&year=2009&action=add&qty=1) had a similar piece of paper in them as well. Funny...
     
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