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Kia Sportage: Climate control air filter

Kia Sportage - Fifth generation (NQ5) - (2022-2024) - Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Climate control system / Climate control air filter

The climate control air filter installed behind the glove box filters the dust or other pollutants that come into the vehicle from the outside through the heating and air conditioning system.

Climate control air filter

  1. Outside air
  2. Recirculated air
  3. Climate control air filter
  4. Blower
  5. Evaporator core
  6. Heater core

If dust or other pollutants accumulate in the filter over a period of time, the air flow from the air vents may decrease.

This leads to moisture accumulating on the inside of the windshield even when the outside (fresh) air position is selected. If this happens, have the climate control air filter replaced by an authorized Kia dealer.

NOTICE

  • Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule. If the vehicle is being driven in severe conditions such as dusty or rough roads, more frequent air conditioner filter inspections and changes are required.
  • When the air flow rate suddenly decreases, have the system checked by an authorized Kia dealer.

Air conditioning refrigerant label

Air conditioning refrigerant label

* The actual air conditioning refrigerant label in the vehicle may differ from the illustration.

Each symbol and specification on the air conditioning refrigerant label is represented below:

  1. Classification of refrigerant
  2. Amount of refrigerant
  3. Classification of Compressor lubricant
  4. Caution
  5. Flammable Refrigerant
  6. Registered technician to service Air Conditioning system

You can find out which air conditioning refrigerant is applied your vehicle at the label inside of the engine compartment.

Refer to "Refrigerant label" for more detail on the location of air conditioning refrigerant label.

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