Kia Optima: Ambient Sensor. Description and Operation - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Optima: Ambient Sensor. Description and Operation

Description

1. The ambient temperature sensor is located at the front of the condenser and detects ambient air temperature. It is a negative type thermistor; resistance will increase with lower temperature, and decrease with higher temperatures.
2. The sensor output will be used for discharge temperature control, temperature regulation door control, blower motor level control, mix mode control and in-car humidity control.
If the ambient temperature is below 0°C (32.0°F), the A/C compressor will be stopped.

The compressor will be operated by manual operating.


Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. With the (-) driver, remove the photo sensor (A) from the center of defrost nozzle. 3. Ins ...

Ambient Sensor. Repair procedures
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Inspection
With the power seat switch in each position, make sure that continuity exists between the terminals below. If continuity is not as specified, replace the power seat switch. A : Power seat control s ...

Transmitter Code Registration (Using GDS)
1. Connect the DLC cable of GDS to the data link connector (16 pins) in driver side crash pad lower panel, turn the power on GDS. 2. Select the vehicle model ...

Removal
1. Remove the radiator grill upper cover.(Refer to the BD group - "Front bumper") 2. Remove the mounting nut and disconnect the horn connector (B), then ...

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