Kia Optima Hybrid: Air Conditioning System / Photo Sensor Description and Operation

Description
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The photo sensor is located at the right of defrost nozzle.
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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.
A/C Pressure Transducer Repair procedures

Inspection 1. Measure the pressure of high pressure line by measuring voltage output between NO.1 and NO.2 terminals. 2. Inspect the voltage value whether it is sufficient to be regular value or not. Voltage ...

Photo Sensor Repair procedures

Inspection 1. Ignition "ON" 2. Using the scan tool. 3. Emit intensive light toward photo sensor using a lamp, and check the output voltage change. 4. The voltage will rise with higher intensive light and ...

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Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: CVVT & Camshaft Repair procedures


Removal 1. Remove the cylinder head cover. 2. Set No.1 cylinder to TDC/compression. a. Turn the crankshaft pulley and align its groove with the timing mark "T" of the lower timing chain cover. b. Check that the mark(A) of the CVVT sprockets are in straight line on the cylinder head surface as shown in ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Troubleshooting


Troubleshooting 1. The lamp switch inputs can be checked using the GDS. 2. To check the input value of lamp switch, select option "Body Control Module". 3. To consult the present input/output value of BCM, "Current DATA". It provides information of BCM input/output conditions of power supply, turn signal/brake ...

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