Kia Niro: Air Conditioning System / Compressor Description and operation

Description

Electric compressor improves the fuel efficiency and operates the air conditioner even when the engine is stopped.

Operation Principle

Compression Part

One of the scrolls is fixed while the other orbits eccentrically without self-rotating, thereby to trap and pump refrigerant in the pockets between the scrolls.

Motor Part

Convert electric power into a mechanical motion with Brushless DC Motor.

Control Part

Convert direct current to 3-phase alternating current and alter the compressor speed in response to cooling demand.

Compressor Components and components location
Components Location 1. Electric A/C Compressor Components 1. Electric A/C Compressor bracket 2. Electric A/C Co ...

Compressor Schematic diagrams
Schematic Diagrams Connector Pin Connector Pin Function Connector Pin No. Function A 1 ...

Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: VSM operation
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Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Inside rearview mirror
Adjust the rearview mirror so that the center view through the rear window is seen. Make this adjustment before you start driving. WARNING - Rear visibility Do not place objects in the rear seat or cargo area which would interfere with your vision through the rear window. WARNING Do not adju ...

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