Kia Soul: Ambient Temperature Sensor Description and Operation - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air ConditioningKia Soul: 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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