Kia Optima: Ambient Sensor. Description and Operation - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 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 0C (32.0F), the A/C compressor will be stopped.

The compressor will be operated by manual operating.


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Ambient Sensor. Repair procedures
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