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

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation, 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 transferred to the automatic temperature control module so that the solar radiation compensation will be performed.
In-car Sensor Description and Operation
Description The In-car air temperature sensor is integrated into the heater & A/C control unit. The sensor contains a thermistor which measures the temperature of the inside. The signal deci ...

Photo Sensor Repair procedures
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 ...

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Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual: Rear Coil Spring Repair procedures


Replacement 1. Loosen the wheel nuts slightly. Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. 2. Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub. Tightening torque : 88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)     • Be carefu ...

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual: Repair procedures


Removal 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the steering wheel. (Refer to Steering System - "Steering Wheel") 3. Remove the steering column upper and lower shrouds. (Refer to Body - "Steering Column Shroud Panel") 4. Remove the clock spring. (Refer to Restra ...

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