Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2020) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch ON.
2.
Remove the front bumper.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper")
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.

1. Ambient Sensor (+)
2. Ambient Sensor (-)

Specification
Ambient temperature [°C(°F)]
Resistance between terminals 1 and 2 (kΩ)
-10(14)
164.2
0 (32)
97.5
10 (50)
59.6
20 (68)
37.5

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.
Ambient Temperature Sensor Description
The ambient temperature sensor is located at the front of the condenser and detects ambient air temperature. It is a negative type thermistor; resistance will increase with lower temperature, ...

Ambient Temperature Sensor Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the front bumper. (Refer to Body - "Front Bumper") ...

See also:

Smart Key Diagnostic Inspection
Self Diagnosis With GDS Smart key system defects can be quickly diagnosed with the GDS. GDS operates actuator quickly to monitor, input/output value and self diagnosis. The following thr ...

Description
System Outline An optimal seat position set by a driver can be memorized in Power seat unit by IMS SW, which enables restoration of seat position set by the driver despite Pl ...

Overhead Console Lamp Removal
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the mounting screws (2EA). And then remove the overhead console (A). ...

Copyright © www.ksmanual.com 2014-2020