Kia Optima: Description and Operation - Windshield Deicer - Body Electrical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2024 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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Tightening Torques
Engine Control System Item kgf.m N.m lb-ft ECM installation bolt 1.0 ~ 1.2 9.8 ~ 11.8 7.2 ~ 8.7 ...

Downshifting
When you must slow down in heavy traffic or while driving up steep hills, downshift before the engine starts to “labor’’. Downshifting reduces the chance of stalling and gives better acceleration ...

Erasing Programmed Buttons
To erase the three HomeLink buttons, press and hold the two outside buttons until the indicator light begins to flash (after 20 seconds). Release both buttons. Individual buttons cannot be erased ...

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