Air conditioning filter

The air conditioning filter must be cleaned or changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency.

- Removal method

switch IGNITIONTurn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch IGNITION ON mode and switch to recirculated air mode, then turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch OFF.

separate tray.Open the glove box and remove the separate tray.

Remove the filter cover.

Remove the filter cover.

Remove the filter case.

Remove the filter case.

- Cleaning method

If the filter is dirty, clean by

If the filter is dirty, clean by blowing compressed air through the filter from the downward side.

Hold the air gun 2 in. (5 cm) from the filter and blow for approximately 2 minutes at 72 psi (500 kPa, 5.0 kgf/cm2 or bar).

If it is not available, have the filter cleaned by your Lexus dealer.

- Replacement method

Remove the air conditioning

Remove the air conditioning filter and replace it with a new one.

The “↑UP” marks shown on the filter should be pointing up.

- Checking interval
Inspect, clean and replace the air conditioning filter according to the mainte- nance schedule. In dusty areas or areas with heavy traffic flow, more fre- quent cleaning or early replacement may be required. (For scheduled maintenance information, refer to the “Warranty and Services Guide”, “Owner’s Manual Supplement” or “Scheduled Maintenance”.) - If air flow from the vents decreases dramatically
The filter may be clogged. Check the filter and replace if necessary.

NOTICE

- To prevent damage to the system
l When using the air conditioning system, make sure that a filter is always installed.
l When cleaning the filter, do not clean the filter with water.

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