Kia Optima: Description and Operation - Windshield Deicer - Body Electrical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 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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Temperature Control Knob
The temperature control knob is the round knob closest to the passenger side of the ventilation control panel. To change the air temperature in the passenger compartment, turn the knob either cloc ...

Inspection
1. Ignition "ON" 2. Manually operate the control switch and measure the voltage of blower motor. 3. Select the control switch to raise volta ...

SRS Care
The SRS is virtually maintenance-free and so there are no parts you can safely service by yourself. If the SRS air bag warning light does not illuminate, or continuously remains on, have your vehi ...

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