Kia Forte: Ambient Temperature Sensor Description - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Ambient Temperature Sensor Description

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Air Conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Description

The ambient temperature sensor is located at the front of the condenser and detects ambient air temperature. It is a negative type thermistor; resistance will increase with lower temperature, and decrease with higher temperatures.
The sensor output will be used for discharge temperature control, temperature regulation door control, blower motor level control, mix mode control and in-car humidity control.

  
If the ambient temperature is below 0°C (32°F), the A/C compressor will stop.
The compressor will operate manually.
Auto Defogging Sensor Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Disconnect the sensor cover (A) and then remove the auto defogging sensor (B). ...

Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection
1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect ambient temperature sensor. 3. Check the resistance of the ambie ...

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