Kia Sportage: Air conditioning System / Auto Defogging Sensor (DATC only) Description and operation

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Auto Defogging Sensor (DATC only) Description and operation

Description
Installed on the windshield glass, the auto defogging sensor judges and sends signal to blow out wind for defogging if moisture occurs. On receiving the signal from the sensor, the air conditioner control module restrains moisture and eliminates fog by controlling the intake actuator, A/C, auto defogging actuator, blower motor rpm, and mode actuator.

Ambient Temperature Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Remove the front bumper. (Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover") ...

Auto Defogging Sensor (DATC only) Repair procedures
Inspection To inspect and diagnose the sensor, refer to Self-Diagnosis procedure and DTC guide. Replacement 1. Disconnect the negative (-) bat ...

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Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Service Manual: Components and components location


Component Location 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 front defroster switch, then controls relay ...

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2022) Service Manual: Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) Description and operation


Description Purge Control Solenoid Valve (PCSV) is installed on the surge tank and controls the passage between the canister and the intake manifold. It is a solenoid valve and is open when the ECM grounds the valve control line. When the passage is open (PCSV ON), fuel vapo ...

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