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K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filters are designed to improve air quality in 2001-2009 GM minivans and compact crossovers

K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filters are designed to improve air quality in 2001-2009 GM minivans and compact crossovers

If you wanted to air condition your car in the 1930's, you'd fill a big metal cylinder with water, and hang it over the passenger side window. As you drove down the road, air would flow into this 'evaporative air conditioner' and the water inside would cool the air before it dribbled into the cabin through a small vent. These "swamp coolers" weren't very effective by today's standards, but having mildly-less-hot "conditioned" air must have been really 'cool' at the time. Fast forward nearly a century, and automotive HVAC systems can "condition" the air to virtually any temperature, without using water. Many high-spec road warriors like the Chevy Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Montana, Buick Rendezvous, Buick Terraza, and Pontiac Aztec, also have filtered ventilation systems that can remove dirt and allergens from the air, before it ever leaves the vents. But if you don't change that cabin filter, all of that mold, pollen and dirt gets re-circulated back through the passenger compartment. Needless to say, you'll be inhaling contaminated air that can aggravate your allergies, and even harm your gas mileage. The K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filter provides a permanent solution to these problems, and it's designed to be the last HVAC filter that you'll have to buy.

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Stop allergy season in its tracks with a K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filter

K&N introduced the world's first reusable high-flow cotton gauze air filter in 1969, and has remained at the forefront automotive filtration technology ever since. The K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filter is the product of nearly 5 decades of air filter R&D, and it contains innovations that you just won't find in an OE cabin filter. The synthetic filter media for example, is designed to exceed the OEM HVAC airflow requirements, while simultaneously providing outstanding filtration efficiency. This means a K&N cabin filter can trap many of the airborne contaminants that pass through it, while still allowing great airflow. The electrostatically charged filter material keeps those dirt particles trapped in its multiple layers until you clean it. These filters can typically go for 12-months/12,000 miles between cleanings, but if you need to freshen the air after a dusty drive or heavy pollen season, just pop off the access panel inside the glove box, and clean both filters using the K&N Cabin Air Filter Refresh Kit.

During development, the K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filter underwent numerous ISO 5011 filtration efficiency tests. This allowed engineers to fine-tune the filter design, so it could perform up to K&N standards of airflow and filtration efficiency. These tests demonstrated the filter's ability to remove and contain dirt and dust particles, along with allergens like pollen, mold, mildew, fungus, spores, germs, and bacteria. Once the performance had been verified, the K&N VF2046 filter was granted the K&N 10-Year/100,000 Mile Limited Warranty and put into production. So if your Chevy, Olds, Buick, Saturn or Pontiac minivan/crossover needs more than just a $0.99 air freshener, K&N can solve your HVAC air quality issues, without anything dangling from your rear-view mirror.

In addition to these reusable cabin filters, K&N makes an entire line of products that can improve the performance and efficiency of your Venture, Uplander, Silhouette, Montana, Aztec, Rendezvous, Tarraza or Saturn Relay. To view our parts catalog, click the Search by Vehicle Tool and enter your year/make/model. Or, you can use this link to find a K&N dealer near you.

Features & Benefits of the K&N VF2046 Cabin Air Filter

  • Engineered for the 2001-2005 Chevrolet Venture, 2005-2009 Chevrolet Uplander, 2001-2004 Olds Silhouette, 2001-2009 Pontiac
  • Montana, 2006-2007 Saturn Relay, 2002-2007 Buick Rendezvous, 2005-2007 Buick Terraza & 2001-2005 Pontiac Aztec
  • Significantly improves cabin air quality
  • Depth-load design encapsulates dirt so air can continue to flow through
  • Captures microscopic particles and helps to keep you from breathing in dirt, dust, pollen, mold, mildew, fungus, germs, spores, bacteria, and many other irritants
  • Outperforms OEM cabin air filters in both filtration and system efficiency
  • Reduces strain on the HVAC system
  • The synthetic K&N cabin air filter can last up to 12-months/12,000 miles before it needs to be cleaned (depending on driving conditions)
  • Comes with the K&N 10-Year/100,000 Mile Limited Warranty

K&N Applications for VF2046 Cabin Air Filter

2009 Pontiac Montana 3.9L V6
2009 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L V6
2008 Pontiac Montana 3.9L V6
2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L V6
2007 Saturn Relay 3.9L V6
2007 Pontiac Montana 3.9L V6
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L V6
2007 Buick Terraza 3.9L V6
2007 Buick Rendezvous 3.5L V6
2006 Saturn Relay 3.9L V6
2006 Saturn Relay 3.5L V6
2006 Pontiac Montana 3.9L V6
2006 Pontiac Montana 3.5L V6
2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L V6
2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L V6
2006 Buick Terraza 3.9L V6
2006 Buick Terraza 3.5L V6
2006 Buick Rendezvous 3.6L V6
2006 Buick Rendezvous 3.5L V6
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.5L V6
2005 Pontiac Montana 3.4L V6
2005 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L V6
2005 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L V6
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L V6
2005 Buick Terraza 3.5L V6
2005 Buick Rendezvous 3.6L V6
2005 Buick Rendezvous 3.4L V6
2004 Pontiac Montana 3.4L V6
2004 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L V6
2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L V6
2004 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L V6
2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.6L V6
2004 Buick Rendezvous 3.4L V6
2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L V6
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L V6
2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L V6
2003 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L V6
2003 Buick Rendezvous 3.4L V6
2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L V6
2002 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L V6
2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L V6
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L V6
2002 Buick Rendezvous 3.4L V6
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L V6
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L V6
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L V6
2001 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L V6

You can view all the cabin air filters that K&N makes for Chevrolet vehicles at the Chevrolet Cabin Air Filter page, and Buick vehicles at the Buick Cabin Air Filter page, Pontiac vehicles at the Pontiac Cabin Air Filter page and Oldsmobile vehicles at the Oldsmobile Cabin Air Filter page. You can view all the K&N performance products for any vehicle by using the Search by Vehicle tool and you can find a local K&N retailer by plugging your location into the K&N Dealer Search as well.


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