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05-25-2014 06:12 PM
Ed Pursell Cool! Everyone, have a Great Memorial Day, enjoy! be safe! Thank You!

~Ed~
05-25-2014 05:52 PM
Doc Detroit
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Originally Posted by sscav View Post
Where is the cabin air filter located?
Here's a how to on how to change the cabin air filters. It's like a 2-5 min mod, tops.

JEEP JK Wrangler How to Change CABIN AIR FILTER 2011-2014 mopar#: 55111302AA - YouTube
05-25-2014 05:50 PM
JKDozer Ed, pop the four clips and remove the two bolts, and it's still a pain.......
05-25-2014 05:49 PM
flyinion
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Originally Posted by Ed Pursell View Post
Just to get this correct, we need to "remove" the two bolts and also pop the 4 clips? Not just the 4 clips?? I had the "Stealer" do it last time on my 2012 just because I had the Jeep in for an oil change, but plan on putting the next one in myself....I've done it myself for 35 years on other vehicles, never had to remove any bolts...Just the air cleaner cover with the wing nut, or now the clips...Just clarify please, thanks
Yep you have to remove those two bolts. 10mm, pretty easy. It's annoying for sure. I do it all the time because the trails we run are so dusty I end up just replacing the filter every other run or so (average of one run a month or so). Probably go through 3-4 filters a year at the current rate. I might be replacing them too soon, but I'm not really sure.
05-25-2014 05:42 PM
Ed Pursell Just to get this correct, we need to "remove" the two bolts and also pop the 4 clips? Not just the 4 clips?? I had the "Stealer" do it last time on my 2012 just because I had the Jeep in for an oil change, but plan on putting the next one in myself....I've done it myself for 35 years on other vehicles, never had to remove any bolts...Just the air cleaner cover with the wing nut, or now the clips...Just clarify please, thanks
05-25-2014 04:20 PM
JKDozer
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Originally Posted by strickerje View Post
To the OP's question, yes, the 4 clips detach the cap from the case, and the 2 bolts hold the clean air duct to the body so it doesn't rattle. Removing those two bolts gives the duct enough slack to lift the cap off.

My company designed this setup, incidentally.
/\ I would delete this part of your post.........The only way to get the clip thats between the air box and radiator back on was to use the handle on my 1" drive ratchet being that there was no way of getting my hand down in there. Was not impressed at all........
04-24-2013 11:52 AM
strickerje
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Originally Posted by RoufusTBarleysheath View Post
If I'm reading it correctly, you can get 2 for $17 on Rock Auto.
Found them: More Information for WIX 24302

They're aftermarket (Wix) filters, but it is 2 for $17.07. That's a good deal; I might have to get those now that it's (sort of) spring.
04-24-2013 11:47 AM
strickerje To the OP's question, yes, the 4 clips detach the cap from the case, and the 2 bolts hold the clean air duct to the body so it doesn't rattle. Removing those two bolts gives the duct enough slack to lift the cap off.

My company designed this setup, incidentally.
04-24-2013 11:47 AM
RoufusTBarleysheath
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Originally Posted by strickerje View Post
Cabin Air Filters became available with the 2011 interior redesign. They're included with the automatic climate control, but they can also be installed in the standard HVAC (duct is the same).

Part number is 55111302AA, and they retail for $21.00 each. Note that it takes 2 (side by side). So, basically it's $42 to add/replace them.
If I'm reading it correctly, you can get 2 for $17 on Rock Auto.
04-24-2013 11:29 AM
strickerje Cabin Air Filters became available with the 2011 interior redesign. They're included with the automatic climate control, but they can also be installed in the standard HVAC (duct is the same).

Part number is 55111302AA, and they retail for $21.00 each. Note that it takes 2 (side by side). So, basically it's $42 to add/replace them.
04-24-2013 10:55 AM
Scott2373
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Originally Posted by flyinion View Post
You can actually buy those filters and install them even without the auto hvac, they just don't tell you that. It's on my list of mods, but not high up since they're not really cheap and I'll probably be changing them every time I go on a dusty trail with a bunch of Jeeps.
Do you know the part number? Thanks!
04-24-2013 09:59 AM
legitposter Buy an aftermarket intake with dry filter. Quick filter access. Mean growl. Boom, done.
04-24-2013 08:53 AM
Rude Robert i didnt know there was one it there
04-24-2013 08:45 AM
jkjeeper06
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Originally Posted by sscav View Post
Where is the cabin air filter located?
Behind the glove box. I'm not sure what year they started putting them in. I believe 2011 but I'm not sure. Pretty sure my 08 doesn't have them
04-24-2013 08:01 AM
sscav Where is the cabin air filter located?
04-24-2013 01:22 AM
flyinion
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Originally Posted by brian d View Post
Also, if you have the auto hvac, look at your cabin air filter. Holy crap. This is 7000 miles....

Attachment 240323
You can actually buy those filters and install them even without the auto hvac, they just don't tell you that. It's on my list of mods, but not high up since they're not really cheap and I'll probably be changing them every time I go on a dusty trail with a bunch of Jeeps.
04-23-2013 11:49 PM
SilverSport The appendages hanging off the bottom of the intake tube are known as Helmholtz resonators.
Helmholtz resonance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
04-23-2013 11:07 PM
brian d Just went through this last weekend. Did anyone notice the I'm assuming water separator hanging off the intake tube? Didn't expect that. Also, if you have the auto hvac, look at your cabin air filter. Holy crap. This is 7000 miles....

Attachment 240323
04-23-2013 10:39 PM
Blastek yeah, stupid and misleading design. oh hey just unclip these 4 latches and then get a sneak peak at the filter. Now, after borderline breaking the intake, pull out your socket wrench and undo these bolts way over here.
04-23-2013 10:03 PM
ilikeguns add me to the "stupid" list.. took me a few minutes to figure it out
04-23-2013 05:15 PM
BigCat76 I had the same problem, I felt pretty stupid lol. I love this forum
04-15-2012 07:14 PM
Mopar2Ya
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Originally Posted by NCRUBI2012 View Post
Nothing beats the passenger shock space. New Fox would not fit without trimming....and this is after I trimmed to install the lift last month.
Gotta luv after market parts, many hardly fit at all, & it's not just on the JK.
The K&N drop in did fit well though.
04-15-2012 07:02 PM
NCRUBI2012 Nothing beats the passenger shock space. New Fox would not fit without trimming....and this is after I trimmed to install the lift last month.
04-15-2012 04:42 PM
Mopar2Ya
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Originally Posted by flyinion View Post
Thanks, I didn't even think about those bolts. WTH that has got to be the stupidest design I've ever seen lol.
You must be a certified Chrysler tech to change the air filter. lol
04-15-2012 04:40 PM
flyinion Thanks, I didn't even think about those bolts. WTH that has got to be the stupidest design I've ever seen lol.
04-15-2012 10:29 AM
Mopar2Ya X3, on the bolts, the engine cover may hit/bind too.
04-15-2012 08:26 AM
n3qik 2X, need to remove both of those bolts.
04-15-2012 08:23 AM
Greg_2012_JKU Attachment 113968

I just put a K&N in my last weekend. I was in the same situation. But once I removed these two bolts the top cover came right off. With them bolted in, I couldn't get mine to separate enough to replace the filter. I pulled the hose out of the way too just in case.
04-15-2012 06:16 AM
strider_mt2k It's probably just a little sticky.

Give it a good pull and it should separate. Try near a corner.
04-15-2012 05:57 AM
Jeeplover1 thats all there is too it unclip all then pull up
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