Kia Niro: Air Conditioning System / Photo Sensor Description and operation

Description

The photo sensor is located at the center of the defrost nozzles.

The photo sensor contains a photovoltaic (sensitive to sunlight) diode. The solar radiation received by its light receiving portion, generates an electromotive force in proportion to the amount of radiation received which is transferred to the automatic temperature control module so that the solar radiation compensation will be performed.

In-car Sensor Repair procedures
Replacement 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Using a remover, remove the crash pad side cover [RH] (A). ...

Photo Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Switch "ON" the ignition. 2. Connect the KDS/GDS. 3. Emit intensive light toward the photo senso ...

Other information:

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Components and components location
Component Location 1 . AVN head unit 2. External amplifier (Option) 3. Roof antenna (AM/FM+GPS) 4 . Multimedia jack 5 . Steering wheel remote control (SWRC) 6 . Hands-free mic (Built-in overhead console) ...

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual: Front Door Side Weatherstrip Repair procedures
Replacement 1. Loosen the front door checker (A) mounting bolt. Tightening torque : 19.6 - 29.4 N·m (2.0 - 3.0 kgf·m,14.5 - 21.7 lb·ft) 2. Detach the clips, and then remove the front door side ...

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