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Kia Sportage: Power Mosfet | Blower Resistor | Climate Control Air Filter

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Blower / Power Mosfet | Blower Resistor | Climate Control Air Filter

Repair procedures

Inspection

1. Ignition "ON".

2. Manually operate the control switch and measure the voltage of blower motor.

—. Select the control switch to raise voltage until high speed.

Specification

Specification

*AUTO COOLING : Auto speed (4.5V~B+)

*AUTO COOLING : Auto speed (4.5V~B+) *AUTO HEATING : Auto speed (4.5V~11.0V)

4. If the measured voltage is not specification, substitute with a known-good power mosfet and check for proper operation.

5. If the problem is collected, replace the power mosfet.

Replacement

1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2. Disconnect the power mosfet connector (A) and then remove the power mosfet (B) after loosening the mounting screws.

3. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

Blower Resistor

Repair procedures

Inspection

1. Measure terminal-to-terminal resistance of the blower resistor.

2. Measured resistance is not within specification, the blower resistor must be replaced. (After removing the resistor.

  1. ML
  2. MH
  3. LO
  4. HI

Replacement

1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.

2. Disconnect the blower resistor connector (A) and then remove the blower resistor (B) after loosening the mounting screws.

3. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

Climate Control Air Filter

Description and Operation

 Description

This has particle filter which eliminates foreign materials and odor. The particle filter includes odor filter as well as conventional dust filter to ensure comfortable interior environment.

Repair procedures

Replacement

1. Disconnect the damper (B) and glove box lift (C) from the glove box (A).

2. Remove the filter cover with pushing the knob.

2. Remove the filter cover with pushing the knob.

3. Replace the air filter (B), install it after making sure of the direction

3. Replace the air filter (B), install it after making sure of the direction of air filter.

NOTE

NOTE

In case of driving in an air-polluted area or rugged terrain, check and replace the aft filter as frequently as possible.

4. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

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