Kia Soul: Photo Sensor Inspection - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air ConditioningKia Soul: Photo Sensor Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Photo Sensor Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch ON.
2.
Connect the GDS.
3.
Emit intensive light toward the photo sensor using a lamp, and check the output voltage change.
4.
The voltage will rise with higher intensive light and reduce with lower intensive light.

1. Auto light signal
2. Auto light ground
3. Photo signal (RH)
4. LED power (B+)
5. LED ground (To BCM)
6. Photo signal (LH)
7. Photo power
8. Auto light power (5V)

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