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 ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Yaw-rate and Lateral G Sensor Repair procedures


Removal 1. Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable. 2. Remove the floor console. (Refer to the Body group - "Console") 3. Disconnect the yaw rate & lateral G sensor connector (A). 4. Remove the mounting nuts (B). Tightening torque: 6.9 ~ 10.8 N.m (0.7 ~ 1.1 kgf.m, 5.1 ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Front Hub / Knuckle Repair procedures


Replacement 1. Loosen the wheel nuts slightly. Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. 2. Remove wheel nuts, front wheel and tire from front hub. Tightening torque: 88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)     Be careful not to damage to the wheel nuts when ...

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