Kia Niro: Air Conditioning System / Ambient Temperature Sensor Repair procedures

Inspection
1.

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. Sensor ground

Specification

Ambient temperature
[°C (°F)]
Resistance between terminals 1 and 2 (k?)
-30 (-22)
480.41
-20 (-4)
271.21
-10 (14)
158.18
0 (32)
95.1
10 (50)
58.8
20 (68)
37.32
30 (86)
23.76
40 (104)
16.13
50 (122)
10.95

Replacement
1.

Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the front bumper.

(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")

3.

Disconnect the connector (A) and remove the ambient temperature sensor (B).

4.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

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