Kia Optima Hybrid: Windshield Deicer / Description and Operation

Description
Windshield deicer system prevent windshield wiper from freezing in the winter season. It consists of deicer in the lower part of windshield, switch and relay. Body control module receives an input signal from the deicer switch, then controls relay. Operating condition is the same that of rear window defogger system.
Since the generator "L" is switched ON, if the deicer switch is ON, then deicer output is ON for 20 minutes.
Components and Components Location

Component Location 1. Windshield deicer relay (Built-in engine room relay box)2. Windshield deicer switch3. Windshield deicer4. Deicer connector ...

Windshield Deicer Repair procedures

Inspection 1. Remove the cowl top cover. (Refer to the wiper) 2. Disconnect the windshield deicer connector (A) from the wiper motor linkage. 3. Check for continuity between the terminals of deicer lines. ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Interior Body Repair


Interior A Front pillar trim mounting hole (O12)Front pillar trim mounting hole (O8.4)Cowl crossbar mounting hole (O9)Cowl side trim mounting hole(8.4X8.4)Front door checker mounting hole (O13)Seat belt height adjust upper mounting hole (O12)Seat belt height adjust upper mounting hole (O12)Front seat ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Transaxle Oil Temperature Sensor Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Turn ignition switch OFF. 2. Remove the air duct (A). Tightening torque: 7.8 ~ 9.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2 lb-ft) 3. Remove the air cleaner assembly. (1) Disconnect the breather hose (A). (2) Disconnect the air intake hose (B) and then remove the air cleaner assembly (C). Tightening ...

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