Kia Sportage: Defroster / Rear window defroster

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Defroster / Rear window defroster

The defroster heats the window to remove frost, fog and thin ice from the rear window, while the engine is running.

To activate the rear window defroster, press the rear window defroster button located in the center facia switch panel. The indicator on the rear window defroster button illuminates when the defroster is ON.

If there is heavy accumulation of snow on the rear window, brush it off before operating the rear defroster.

The rear window defroster automatically turns off after approximately 20 minutes or when the ignition switch is turned off. To turn off the defroster, press the rear window defroster button again.

Wiper deicer (if equipped)

If your vehicle is equipped with the wiper deicer, it will operate at the same time you turn on the rear window defroster.

Defroster
CAUTION - Conductors To prevent damage to the conductors bonded to the inside surface of the rear window, never use sharp instruments or window cleaners containing abrasives to clean the window. ...

Manual climate control system
1. Fan speed control knob 2. Front windshield defroster button 3. Rear window defroster button 4. Air conditioning button 5. Air intake control button 6. Mode selection button 7. Temperature c ...

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