Time to replace your Cabin Filter?
This listing is for an aftermarket filter that is designed to replace the original smart car cabin filter and save you some money.
Make sure you change this filter regularly to avoid breathing contaminated air. Change the filter yourself and save some money!
We recommend that you periodically check your filter (about every 10,000-15,000 miles). Depending on the driving conditions, the air quality outside and the amount of time you use your heater, fan or AC this filter can become dirty as quick as 10,000 miles or last as long as 20,000-25,000.
Failure to change the filter can cause damage to your system and most importantly negatively effect the inside air quality of your smart. Be sure to check for mold growing on the filter. Some customers have reported the growth of mold on the filter.
Don't forget to check our other listings for the Genuine smart filter options.
Magneti Marelli S.p.A. is an Italian company which deals with development and manufacturing of systems, modules and high-technology components for the automotive industry. A subsidiary of Fiat Group, it has 34,000 employees and a turnover of 5.8 billion euro in 2012.
Headquartered in Corbetta (province of Milan), the company includes 83 manufacturing plants, 12 R&D centres and 26 application centers in 18 countries.
Magneti Marelli was founded in 1919 as a joint-venture between Fiat and Ercole Marelli, and was named as F.I.M.M. - Fabbrica Italiana Magneti Marelli; the first plant was established in Sesto San Giovanni near Milan, Italy. The company started as a magneto and electrical equipment manufacturer.
Magneti Marelli currently deals with intelligent systems for active and passive safety of vehicles, as well as in the powertrain area.
The business lines include automotive lighting systems, body control systems, powertrain control systems, electronic instrument clusters, telematics systems, and computers, suspension systems and components, exhaust systems, and motorsport, wherein Magneti Marelli develops specific electronic systems for Formula One, Motorcycle Grand Prix and the World Rally Championship.
Sub-brands of the company include AL-Automotive Lighting, Carello, Cromodora, Cofap, Ergom Automotive, Jaeger, Paraflu, Siem SpA, Veglia Borletti, Vitaloni and Weber.
Magneti Marelli worked with Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Auto to develop an in-dash computer (carputer) for Ford's work truck division introduced in 2008 — with a built-in 6.5-inch, high-resolution touch screen and Bluetooth, USB connectivity, GPS Navigation, voice recognition, as well as general office applications, e.g., word processing, contact, and calendar.[