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My last diy on ES300 A/C or cabin filter . I hope this clears up any confusion. Enjoy
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GREAT! DIY. please sticky !
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GREAT JOB.... guess tomorrow i got a appoinment with a filter!!!..
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what was the part number for the filter you got?
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milton, once again you come through with another great DIY instructional Going to add this to the DIY ES300/330 thread at the top, thanks again!

This is a very easy maintenance task everyone should do. I've done the filter change 2 times already with my '01 ES, and may do it one more time sometime this summer just to check on the condition of the filter. Here's what a dirty filter looks like after 80K miles when I changed it last year



BTW, you can also find the A/C filter instructional stated in your owner's manual, but the pictures milton provided are more helpful IMO.
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... i went to check on the cabin filter.. THERE IS NONE.. dammit.. but i stick my finger in there.. my goodiness. my finger came out dark.. with leafs..

so i guess i need to get myself a new one.. or can someone show me how to do a custom one that's 4.99bucks, with Pictures cuz i can't seem to find 40bucks of change in the couch. for the filter. .. ..
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Originally Posted by 1993ES300x
... i went to check on the cabin filter.. THERE IS NONE.. dammit.. but i stick my finger in there.. my goodiness. my finger came out dark.. with leafs..
Wow, that's exactly what happened to me! I recently finished up the 60K service on my mothers '99 ES and when I went to pull the cabin filter....nothing. I was shocked. Nothing but a few leafs and junk.

Anyway, I just wanted to add some info on the filter itself....I ordered both of these cause I didn't know what was what. One is a deodorizing filter (dark) and one is simply a filter (white). I installed the deodorizing filter and it doesn't smell at all in there!

88880-33020- FILTER SUB-ASSY, CLEAN AIR => w/deodorizer ~$45
88880-33040- FILTER SUB-ASSY, CLEAN AIR => ~$35

BTW - I had a few pics on this DIY too but your pics are much better than mine, good job .
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Originally Posted by LexLS
Wow, that's exactly what happened to me! I recently finished up the 60K service on my mothers '99 ES and when I went to pull the cabin filter....nothing. I was shocked. Nothing but a few leafs and junk.

Anyway, I just wanted to add some info on the filter itself....I ordered both of these cause I didn't know what was what. One is a deodorizing filter (dark) and one is simply a filter (white). I installed the deodorizing filter and it doesn't smell at all in there!

88880-33020- FILTER SUB-ASSY, CLEAN AIR => w/deodorizer ~$45
88880-33040- FILTER SUB-ASSY, CLEAN AIR => ~$35

BTW - I had a few pics on this DIY too but your pics are much better than mine, good job .
holy crap.. 80bucks for both filter. sorry bro. i'm jobless and can't seem to find that much under the couch.. . but like i said. anyone have a DIY on a custome filter that they can show me??? Please.. better spend 4.99 then 80bucks...
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