Kia Sportage: Defogging logic / Automatic climate control system

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2021) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Windshield defrosting and defogging / Defogging logic / Automatic climate control system

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

2. Press the defroster button ().

3. While pressing the air conditioning button (A/C), press the air intake control button at least 5 times within 3 seconds.

The recirculation indicator blinks 3 times with 0.5 second of interval. It indicates that the defogging logic is canceled or returned to the programmed status.

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, it resets to the defog logic status.

Manual climate control system
1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position. 2. Press the defroster button (). 3. Within 3 seconds after pressing the defroster button, press the air intake control button at least 5 times wi ...

Auto defogging system
Auto defogging reduces the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield by automatically sensing the moisture of inside the windshield. The auto defogging system operates when the heate ...

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