Kia Soul EV: Air Conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Description and Operation

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Air Conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Description and Operation

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 temperature.
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.

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Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch ON. 2. Connect the GDS. 3. Emit intensive light toward the photo sensor using a lamp, and check the output voltage change. 4. The voltage will ri ...

Ambient Temperature Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect ambient temperature sensor. 3. Check the resistance of the ambient temperature sensor between terminals 1 and 2 whether it is ch ...

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