Kia Optima Hybrid: Air Conditioning System / Electric A/C compressor Description and Operation

Description
Through the development of electric compressors, fuel efficiency is improved and air conditioner can be implemented when the engine stopped.
Operation Principle
Compression Part
One of the scrolls is fixed, while the other orbits eccen trically 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 cope with cooling demand.

Electric A/C compressor Components and Components Location

Components 1. Control Part2. Motor Part3. Compression Part ...

Electric A/C compressor Repair procedures

Removal 1. If the compressor is marginally operable, run the engine, and let the air conditioning work for a few minutes, then shut the engine off. 2. Shut off the high voltage circuit.(Refer to Hybrid ...

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