Kia Sorento: Auto Defogging Actuator Inspection - Heater - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Auto Defogging Actuator Inspection

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1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Disconnect the auto defogging connector.
3.
Verify that the auto defogging actuator operates to the open position when connecting 12V to terminal 3 and grounding terminal 4.
Verify that the auto defogging actuator operates to the close position when connected in reverse.

1. -
2. -
3. OPEN
4. CLOSE
5. Sensor (+ 5V)
6. Feedback signal
7. Sensor ground


4.
Connect the auto defogging actuator connector.
5.
Turn the ignition switch ON.
6.
Check the voltage between terminals 6 and 7.
Specification
Door position
Voltage (V)
Error detecting
Defog OFF (CLOSE)
0.45±0.15
Low voltage : 0.1V or less
High voltage : 4.9V or less
Defog ON (OPEN)
4.55±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 auto defogging actuator and check for proper operation.
8.
Replace the auto defogging actuator if it is proved that there is a problem with it.
Auto Defogging Actuator Description
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Auto Defogging Actuator Replacement
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