Kia Sportage: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning


 General Information, Troubleshooting, Special Service Tools

General Information  Specification Air Conditioner Blower Unit Heater And Evaporator Unit Troubleshooting  Troubleshooting Problem Symptoms Table Before replacing or repairing

 Air Conditioning System

 General Safety Information and Caution

 Instructions When Handling Refrigerant 1. R-134a liquid refrigerant is highly volatile. A drop on the skin of your hand could result in localized frostbite. When handling the refrigerant,


 Important safety precautions

Safety features of your vehicle For the safety of the driver and vehicle passengers, you should become familiar with the vehicle's safety features. Important safety precautions You will find many safety precautions and recommendations throughout this section, and throughout this manual.

 Disassembling spot welded area

Most body parts are spot welded. In order to disassemble the damaged area, it is best to disassemble the spot welded area from the body frame using a spot cutter or candle type edge drill bit. Do not use a drill bit with a tapered edge. Center punch middle of spot weld to insure the entire spo