Kia Optima: Mode selection - Manual heating and air conditioning - Automatic climate control system - Features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Owners ManualKia Optima: Mode selection

The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the

The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

Every time you press the mode selection button, the mode will change as follows:

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outletFace-Level

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Air flow is discharged towards the face and floor.Bi-Level

Air flow is discharged towards the face and floor.

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the airFloor-Level

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defroster.

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a smallFloor/Defrost-Level

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Defrost-level

Defrost-level

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

Instrument panel vents

Instrument panel vents

The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the thumbwheel. Also, you can adjust the direction of air delivered from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Manual heating and air conditioning
The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pushing buttons other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons selected. 1. ...

Temperature control
The temperature control knob allows you to control the temperature of the air flowing from the ventilation system. To change the air temperature in the passenger compartment, turn the knob to th ...

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