Kia Forte: Resetting The Sunroof - Sun Roof - Body Electrical System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Resetting The Sunroof

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Sun Roof / Resetting The Sunroof

Whenever the vehicle battery is disconnected or discharged, or you use the emergency handle to operate the sunroof, you have to reset your sunroof system as follows :
Turn the ignition key to the ON position and then close the sunroof completely.
Release the sunroof control lever.
Press and hold the CLOSE button for more than 10 seconds until the sunroof closed and it has moved slightly.
Release the sunroof control lever.
Press and hold the CLOSE button once again within 3 seconds until the sunroof do as follows;
Tilt down → Slide Open → Slide Close
Then release the lever.
Reset procedure of sunroof system is finished.
Protecting Motor From Overheating
In order to protect the sunroof motor from overheating from continuous motor operation, the sunroof ECU controls the Run-time and Cool-time of the motor as follows:
The sunroof ECU detects the Run- time of motor
Motor can be operated continuously for the 1st run-time (120 ± 10sec.).
The continuous operation of motor stops after the 1st Run-time (120 ± 10sec.).
Then Motor is not operated for the 1st Cool-time (18 ± 2sec.).
Motor is operated for the 2nd Run-time (10 ± 2sec.) at the continued motor operation after 1st Cool-time (18 ± 2sec.)
The continuous operation of motor stops operating after the 2nd Run-time (10 ± 2sec.)
Motor is not operated for the 2nd Cool-time (18 ± 2sec.).
Motor repeats the 2nd run-time and 2nd cool-time at the continued motor operation.
In case that motor is not operated continuously, the run-time is increased.
The Run-Time of motor is initialized to "0" if the battery or fuse is reconnected after being disconnected, discharged or blown.

T1 : 120 ± 10 sec., T2 : 18 ± 2 sec.,
T3 : 9 ± 2 sec., T4 : 18 ± 2 sec.
Sunroof Motor Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the roof trim assembly. (Refer to Body - "Roof Trim Assembly") ...

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