Cabin air filter

Note: A cabin air filter must be installed at all times to prevent foreign objects from entering the system. Running the system without a filter in place could result in degradation or damage to the system.

Your vehicle is equipped with a cabin air filter, which is located just in front of the windshield under the cowl grille on the passenger side of the vehicle.

The particulate air filtration system is designed to reduce the concentration of airborne particles, such as dust, spores and pollen, in the air being supplied to the interior of the vehicle. The particulate filtration system gives the following benefits to customers:

• Improves the customer’s driving comfort by reducing particle concentration.
• Improves the interior compartment cleanliness.
• Protects the climate control components from particle deposits.

For more information regarding the interval at which you should replace the cabin air filter, see the Scheduled Maintenance chapter.

For additional cabin air filter information, or to replace the filter, see an authorized dealer.

REMOTE START CLIMATE OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)

The climate control system adjusts the cabin temperature during remote start.

You cannot adjust the system during remote start operation. Turn the ignition on to return the system to its previous settings. You can now make adjustments. You will need to turn certain vehicle-dependent features back on, such as:

• heated seats
• cooled seats
• heated steering wheel
• heated mirrors
• heated rear window.

You can adjust the settings using the information display controls. See the Information Displays chapter.

Manual Climate Systems

In hot weather, the climate control system is set to MAX A/C.

In moderate weather, the system either heats or cools (based on previous settings). The rear defroster and heated mirrors are not automatically turned on.

In cold weather, maximum heat is provided in floor/defrost mode. The rear defroster and heated mirrors are automatically turned on.

Automatic Climate Systems

Automatic Settings

You can set the climate control to operate in AUTO mode through the information display setting: Remote Start > Climate Control > Heater – A/C > Auto. The climate control system automatically sets the interior temperature to 72°F (22°C).

In hot weather, the system is set to 72°F (22°C). Cooled seats are set to high (if available, and selected to AUTO in the information display).

In moderate weather, the system either heats or cools (based on previous settings). The rear defroster, heated mirrors and heated/cooled seats are not automatically turned on.

In cold weather, the system is set to 72°F (22°C). The heated seats and heated steering wheel are set to high (if available, and selected to AUTO in the information display). The rear defroster and heated mirrors are automatically turned on.

Last Settings

You can set the climate control to operate using the last climate control settings through the information display setting: Remote Start > Climate Control > Heater – A/C > Last Settings. The climate control system automatically uses the settings last selected before the vehicle was turned off.

Heated and Cooled Devices

The climate control system controls other heated and cooled devices inside the vehicle. These devices (if available, and selected to AUTO in the information displays) may also be switched on during remote start.

Heated devices are typically switched on during cold weather, and cooled devices during hot weather.

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