Kia Optima: Photo Sensor. Description and Operation - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Optima: Photo Sensor. Description and Operation

Description

1. The photo sensor is located at the right of defrost nozzle.
2. The photo sensor contains a photovoltaic (sensitive to sunlight) diode. The solar radiation received by its light receiving portion, generates an electromotive force in proportion to the amount of radiation received which is transferred to the automatic temperature control module so that the solar radiation compensation will be performed.

Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Loosen the mounting screw and then remove the crash pad lower cover (A). 3. Remove the eva ...

Photo Sensor. Repair procedures
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