Kia Optima: Description and Operation - Windshield Deicer - Body Electrical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Description and Operation

Description

Windshield deicer system prevent windshield wiper from freezing in the winter season. It consists of deicer in the lower part of windshield, switch and relay. Body control module receives an input signal from the deicer switch, then controls relay. Operating condition is the same that of rear window defogger system.

Since the generator "L" is switched ON, if the deicer switch is ON, then deicer output is ON for 20 minutes.


Components and Components Location
Component Location 1. Windshield deicer relay (Built-in engine room relay box) 2. Windshield deicer switch 3. Windshield deicer 4. Deicer connector ...

Windshield Deicer. Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Remove the cowl top cover. (Refer to the wiper) 2. Disconnect the windshield deicer connector (A) from the wiper motor linkage. 3. ...

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Specifications
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Daytime running light
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