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The cabin air filter in your 2008 Toyota Avalon filters the air that is blown from your heater or air conditioner into the cabin of your Avalon. You need to change it at least once a year or every 20,000 miles. Replacing the cabin air filter (also know as the dust filter, hvac filter, pollen filter, air conditioner filter and hepa filter) will improve the air quality of your Avalon, will put less strain on your heating and air conditioning system and can increase your gas mileage. These filters are fairly inexpensive, so check out our parts page for great deals on a new one (tip: buy several - they don't expire and you will be able to quickly swap the old one out for a fresh one).
Not all Toyotas have a cabin air filter and for some models, the inclusion of a cabin air filter depends on what trim level you have (Limited). Newer cars are more likely to have a cabin air filter than older models. If your Avalon has a funky odor when you turn on the heat or air conditioner, or it seems like the fan doesn't work as well as it used to, replacing your cabin air filter is a quick and cheap fix! The video above shows you the cabin air filter location in your Avalon and how to change it!
Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6
Did you know that the sun wears out wiper blades faster than rain? Replace your blades twice a year2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6
On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6
Carmakers are hiding interior fuse boxes all over the place these days - see how to check your interior fuses here!2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6
Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6
Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often2008 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L V6