Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

Turn the ignition switch ON.
Remove the front bumper.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper")
Disconnect ambient temperature sensor.
Check the resistance of the ambient temperature sensor between terminals 1 and 2 whether it changes by changing the ambient temperature.

1. Ambient Sensor (+)
2. Ambient Sensor (-)

Specification
Ambient temperature [°C(°F)]
Resistance between terminals 1 and 2 (kΩ)
-10(14)
164.2
0 (32)

10 (50)

20 (68)


If the measured resistance is not within specification, substitute with a known-good ambient temperature sensor and check for proper operation.
Replace the ambient temperature sensor if it is proved that there is a problem with the sensor.

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    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection

    Kia Sorento: Ambient Temperature Sensor Inspection