Kia Soul: Photo Sensor Description - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Photo Sensor Description

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Photo Sensor 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 (FATC only)
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    Photo Sensor Inspection
    1. Turn the ignition switch ON. 2. Connect the GDS. 3. Emit intensive light toward the photo sensor using a lam ...

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