Q: '92 Civic cabin filter

How do I acces the cabin filter (for the AC/heat vents) on a '92 Civic LX? Is it an easy DYI job to change the filter?
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snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com wrote:

As far as I know, there is no cabin filter on that version of Civic.
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snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com wrote in

There is no cabin filter in the '92-'95 Civic.
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Thanks! I wasn't sure.
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"TeGGeR" wrote:

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:-) Yeah, so if you already yanked out something, put it back :-)
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Is there a way to retrofit one from a later model Civic?
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The cabin filter is something that appeared with the advent of R-134a. Soon after the changeover from R-12 reports started coming in of evaporator perforation - and the problem was appearing in many makes and models. I think 134a mandated a change in evaporator alloy; evaporator leaks were uncommon before the changeover. In any event, by 1995 it was determined the problem was that dust and pollen were clinging to the condensed water on the evaporator and corroding the metal. Cabin filters were used to reduce or prevent the buildup of the corrosive mud. Now some models leave the heater fan on for a while after the A/C is turned off to dry the evaporator, but cabin filters are nearly universal.
I know Volvo offers a retrofit kit for a filter in their 850 model, which was their flagship for those years. Whether Honda has such a kit for the '92 Civic is a good question. It really isn't necessary for the machine but the man may want it.
Mike
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Michael Pardee wrote:

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Strange thing: Honda CR-V owners in Australia and Philippines say they dont' have cabin filters in their vehicles. Considering how they must use the AC a lot, how does it make sense for Honda to not provide a filter 'slot'? Weird.
Check it out: http://www.hondasuv.com/stg/viewtopic.php?t 621&highlight=missing+cabin+filter
'Curly'
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Mike Doyle wrote:

not easily. i've been looking into it for my 89. i've identified a suitable filter, but it will only fit because i've removed the a/c. and i have to glue it into place, not ideal.
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