Subaru Forester: Air filtration system - Climate control - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Air filtration system

Replace the filter element according to the replacement schedule as follows. This schedule should be followed to maintain the filter’s dust collection ability. Under extremely dusty conditions, the filter should be replaced more frequently. It is recommended that you have your filter checked or replaced by your SUBARU dealer. For replacement, use only a genuine SUBARU air filter kit.

Replacement schedule:
Every 12 months or 7,500 miles (12,000 km) whichever comes first

Contact your SUBARU dealer if the

Contact your SUBARU dealer if the following occurs, even if it is not yet time to change the filter.

– Reduction of the airflow through the vents.

– Windshield gets easily fogged or misted.

NOTE
The filter can influence the air conditioning, heating and defroster perfor- mance if not properly maintained.

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