Kia Sorento: Evaporator Temperature Sensor Inspection - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Sorento: Evaporator Temperature Sensor Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2022) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Evaporator Temperature Sensor Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Disconnect the evaporator temperature sensor connector.
3.
Measure resistance between terminal + and - of the evaporator temperature sensor.

Specification
Evaporator core temperature
[C (F)]
Resistance[KΩ]
Voltage[V]
-10 (14)
18.31
3.215
0 (32)
11.60
2.665
10 (50)
7.55
2.131
20 (68)
5.04
1.657
30 (86)
3.44
1.263
40 (104)
2.40
0.953

4.
Connect the evaporator temperature sensor connector.
5.
Run the engine and turn the A/C switch ON, then measure the voltage between the terminals of the harness connector.
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