Cabin Air Filter - Part# & Servicing

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It hasn’t been delivered yet, you’ll be the first to know what I find.
Great, I'm hoping I eat my words -- on the K&N site entry, the picture is of the JK style...but cross reference has the right MOPAR number, and the dimensions (under Specifications) look right if the two are put together. You'll have to say if it's just one or two





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Just go to autozone or Advance Auto Parts, they have fram or K&N in stock....
 

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I ordered the KNN from quadratec

https://www.quadratec.com/p/kn/cabin-air-filter-3.6l-jeep-wrangler-jl-vf2064

It came and i installed it. They even have youtube video on it if you need it.
Ah hah so it will fit! If they are as good as K&N's engine filters, the restriction from a smaller cross sectional area due to those beefy edges (x2) will probably be offset by better flow through the filters themselves. Working a real replacement around that corner demands some ... encouragement ... and compliance ... Do you notice any change in air flow? Does it flow better than the OEM?
 

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Ah hah so it will fit! If they are as good as K&N's engine filters, the restriction from a smaller cross sectional area due to those beefy edges (x2) will probably be offset by better flow through the filters themselves. Working a real replacement around that corner demands some ... encouragement ... and compliance ... Do you notice any change in air flow? Does it flow better than the OEM?
There is no discernible difference between stock and this. The Ac works as it always has.
 

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Thank you @iklln6 for doing the research on this! I just put in the CF10728 filter...a little contorting of the filter to get it in, but fits like a glove! 13 bones on amazon and a >5 minute install. Nice!
 

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Nobody seems to know anything about the filter in the JL, but everyone has an answer. The end-result? Poor sods like this...



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iklln6, that information is about as thorough a forum post as I have seen in awhile regarding a fairly inexpensive part so thanks...
 

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I can't believe that after 2 years and what, maybe half a million JL's and JT's on the road, Fram does't have a specific part number for this cabin air filter. I'm not sure they have an air filter for the JL/JT 3.6 yet, either.
 

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I can't believe that after 2 years and what, maybe half a million JL's and JT's on the road, Fram does't have a specific part number for this cabin air filter. I'm not sure they have an air filter for the JL/JT 3.6 yet, either.
CEO of FRAM drives a prius
 

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Here's the good stuff:
MEASURED Dimensions of factory cabin air filter (OEM PART# MOPAR 68301863AA) in my 2018 JL Rubicon Unlimited:
FILTER: 9-1/4" x 7-15/16" x 7/8"
FILTER SLOT: 9-3/8" x 8-1/16" x 15/16"
Awesome post and effort, thank you. It was killing me that I couldn't find this as a cheap aftermarket filter. As of today the Fram site is still listing the JK filter for the JL.

Using the vehicle list you posted I tried the Spearhead BE-728 from Amazon. Dimensionally it fits but the "pleats" in the filter run the opposite way from the factory filter. This matters since you have to accordion the filter to get it into the slot (if you've replaced this filter you know what I mean). I made it work, but it wasn't ideal. Next time I'll look for one with the pleats running the short way.
 

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Awesome post and effort, thank you. It was killing me that I couldn't find this as a cheap aftermarket filter. As of today the Fram site is still listing the JK filter for the JL.

Using the vehicle list you posted I tried the Spearhead BE-728 from Amazon. Dimensionally it fits but the "pleats" in the filter run the opposite way from the factory filter. This matters since you have to accordion the filter to get it into the slot (if you've replaced this filter you know what I mean). I made it work, but it wasn't ideal. Next time I'll look for one with the pleats running the short way.
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I have been using this aftermarket cabin air filter. Fit is excellent.. looks, fits, like the OEM filter.
This filter runs from $13 to $17. Watch Amazon, pricing and when it drops to $13, buy.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TBGFRWC/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
 

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What is the Fram parts number for cabin air filter rplacement
 

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