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I have an extended cab 2.4 pickup 2wd. Does it have a cabin air filter? I couldn't find any reference to it in my repair manual, but Autozone's webiste lists a part for it. Of course, that doesn't mean it's there! Haha


And yes, I know how cool the shell is. Haha I tried to find one in black, but I'll just paint this one at some point. It's getting hard to find aluminum shells! I picked this one up while I was in Sacramento, couldn't find any in good shape anywhere near San Diego...
 

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You might not have one but you can add one. Mine didn't come with one. Its very easy to do. Pull the glovebox and look for a cover that is about an inch wide and 6 inches high near the blower moter.
 

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Shift- When you pulled your dash apart, there wasn't a way to add the filter? Poking around elsewhere online someone said you might have to separate a part where the filter goes? I guess I should just pull the glovebox and find out for sure. Shouldn't take very long...

The Courtesy Nissan link mentioned something about removing a reinforcement bar, wonder how hard that is to get out of the way? When I did the cabin air filter on my old CR-V I just removed one bolt and bent it out of the way to get it in. There didn't seem to be any easy way of getting to the other bolt without removing much more of the dash on that "truck" haha I know it's not a truck.
 

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Instructions are in your owner's manual for the microfilter starting on page 8-23. If you don't have it, here's a link. http://www.nissan-techinfo.com/refgh0v/og/frontier/2003-Nissan-Frontier.pdf

As far as I know they all came with the slot and door for the filter, but not all trucks came equiped with the filter itself. Mine has never had one installed, so I plan on cleaning my coils with some cleaner like this. It's available at Home Depot for about $6.



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mine had no slot. just a solid box where it should be. A friend that owns a repair shop told me that some base models don't come with them. As far as taking the glove box out its like 4 or 6 screws?
 

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I was surprised mine came with the slot... mine was as base as base can be - the only option it had was A/C (if that's even optional). No sliding back glass, no tint on the rear windows, steel wheels, no intermittant wipers. The former owner said he even had to buy the back bumper and have it installed. Maybe it changed from year to year...

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Yeah, my truck doesn't even have tilt steering! Somehow it has factory CD player, but no intermittent wipers or anything like that. The only real thing I miss is the tilt steering. I would put it up one notch and it would be fine, but the wheel sits pretty low.
 

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Yeah, I can't really see the turn signal indicators on my gauges. It's really annoying. I even tilt the seat back some for a better view of the gauges. I bet the hardest part of doing the wipers is finding the switch... I'll check out the link though.
You end up upgrading your wheels or any of those other plans you had listed? Mine doesn't have rear seats either, it would be nice to put one back there but the only one of these trucks I've seen at any of the yards was already stripped down to nothing.

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