Kia Soul: Inspection - Electro Chromic Inside Rear View Mirror - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Electro Chromic Inside Rear View Mirror / Inspection

Check it by the procedure below to see if the function of the ECM is normal.
1.
Turn the ignition key to the "ON" position.
2.
Cover the forward facing sensor.
3.
Head a light to the rearward looking sensor.
4.
The ECM should be darkened as soon as the rearward looking sensor detects the light.
  
If this test is performed in daytime, the ECM may be darkened as soon as the forward facing sensor is covered.
5.
When the reverse gear is engaged, the ECM should not be darkened.
When heading lights to both the forward facing and rearward looking sensors, the ECM should not be darkened.
    Automatic-dimming Function
    To protect your vision during nighttime driving, your mirror will automatically dim upon detecting glare from the vehicles traveling behind you. The auto-dimming function can be controlled ...

    Removal
    1. Remove the mirror wiring cover (A). 2. Disconnect the ECM mirror connector (B). 3. ...

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