Kia Optima: Automatic Operation - Automatic Heating and Cooling Control System - Driving Your Vehicle - Kia Optima MS/Magentis 2000-2005 Owners ManualKia Optima: Automatic Operation

The FATC (Full Automatic Temperature Control) system automatically controls the heating and cooling by doing as follows:

1. Push the "AUTO" switch. The indicator light will come on confirming that the Face, Floor and/ or Bi- Level modes as well as the blower speed and, air conditioner will be controlled automatically.

2. Press the "temperature control" switch to set the desired temperature. The temperature will increase to the maximum 90F (32C) by pressing the red button. Each time the red button is pressed the temperature will increase by 1F (0.5C). The temperature will decrease to the minimum 62F (17C) by pressing the blue button. Each time the blue button is pressed, the temperature decreases by 1F (0.5C).

✽ NOTICE

When you want to view the temperature in Fahrenheit (F) instead of Celsius (C) (or vise versa), while pressing the AMB button, press the temperature control (Down) button for three seconds.

AMBIENT SWITCH

Pressing the AMB button displays the ambient temperature on LCD.

MANUAL OPERATION

The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually as well as by pushing buttons other than the "AUTO" button. At this state, the system sequentially works according to the order of buttons selected. The function of the buttons which are not selected will be controlled automatically. Press the "AUTO" button in order to convert to automatic control of the system.

Fan Speed Control

The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by pressing the appropriate fan speed control button. The higher the fan speed is, the more air is delivered. Pressing the "OFF" button turns off the fan.

Air Intake Control

This is used to select either fresh outside air or recirculated air.

Automatic Heating and Cooling Control System
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Recirculated Air position
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