Kia Soul: Temperature Control Actuator Inspection - Heater - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Temperature Control Actuator Inspection

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Heater / Temperature Control Actuator Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Disconnect the temperature control actuator connector.
3.
Verify that the temperature control actuator operates to the cool position when connecting 12V to terminal 3 and grounding terminal 7.
Verify that the temperature control actuator operates to the warm position when connected in reverse.

1. -
2. -
3. Cool position
4. Sensor (+ 5V)
5. Feedback signal
6. Sensor ground
7. Warm position

4.
Connect the temperature control actuator connector.
5.
Turn the ignition switch ON.
6.
Check the voltage between terminal 5 and 6.
Specification
Door Position
Voltage (V)
Error Detecting
Max. cooling
0.3±0.15
Low voltage : 0.1V or less
High voltage : 4.9V or more
Max. heating
4.7±0.15

It will feedback the current position of the actuator to controls.
7.
If the measured voltage is not within specification, substitute with a known-good temperature control actuator and check for proper operation.
8.
Replace the temperature control actuator if it is proved that there is a problem with it.
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