Kia Soul: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Remove the front bumper.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")
3.
Disconnect ambient temperature sensor.
4.
Check the resistance of the ambient temperature sensor between terminals 1 and 2 whether it changes by changing the ambient temperature.

Specification
Ambient temperature [°C(°F)]
Resistance between terminals 1 and 2 (kΩ)
-10(14)
158.18
0 (32)
95.10
10 (50)
58.80
20 (68)
37.32

5.
If the measured resistance is not within specification, substitute with a known-good ambient temperature sensor and check for proper operation.
6.
Replace the ambient temperature sensor if it is proved that there is a problem with the sensor.
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    Ambient Temperature Sensor Replacement
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