Kia Soul: Air conditioner refrigerant/compressor Inspection - Body - MaintenanceKia Soul: Air conditioner refrigerant/compressor Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Maintenance / Body / Air conditioner refrigerant/compressor Inspection

Compressor
RPM check
1.
Push the A/C control switch ON.
2.
Check the engine RPM.
  
When the compressor operates, RPM increases.
3.
If the compressor operating, RPM is as follows.
Nu
Idle Speed (rpm)
A/C OFF
Neutral, N, P-range
700 ± 100
D-range
600 ± 100
A/C ON
Neutral, N, P-range
700 ± 100
D-range
600 ± 100

Gamma
Idle Speed (rpm)
A/C OFF
Neutral, N, P-range
630 ± 100
D-range
630 ± 100
A/C ON
Neutral, N, P-range
670 ± 100
D-range
670 ± 100

Sound check
1.
Push the A/C control switch ON.
2.
Check the compressor from the engine room.
3.
If the compressor operating, make a sound clack.
  
If the compressor don't operating, there is no sound.
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