Kia Sportage: Air conditioning System / Photo Sensor Description and operation

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Photo Sensor Description and operation

Description
The photo sensor is located at the center of the defrost nozzles.
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 then transferred to the automatic temperature control module so that the solar radiation compensation can be performed.
In-car Sensor (DATC only) Description and operation
Description The In-car air temperature sensor is built in the heater & A/C control unit. The sensor consists of a thermistor that measures the inside temperature. The sign ...

Photo Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch ON. 2. Connect the KDS/GDS. 3. Flash an intensive light onto the p ...

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