Kia Carens: Automatic climate control system / Auto defogging system (Only for automatic climate control system)

Kia Carens RP (2013-2018) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Windshield defrosting and defogging / Automatic climate control system / Auto defogging system (Only for automatic climate control system)

Auto defogging reduces the possibility of fogging up the inside of the windshield by automatically sensing the moisture of inside the windshield.

The auto defogging system operates when the climate control system is on.

✽ NOTICE

The auto defogging system may not operate normally, when the outside temperture is below -15 °C.

This indicator illuminates when the auto defogging system senses the moisture of inside the windshield and operates.

If more moisture is in the vehicle, higher steps operate as follow.

Step 1 : Operating the air conditioning
Step 2 : Blowing air flow toward the windshield
Step 3 : Outside air position
Step 4 : Increasing air flow toward the windshield

If your vehicle is equipped with the auto defogging system, it is automatically activated when the conditions are met. To cancel or reset the Auto Defogging system, press the front windshield defroster button for 3 seconds when the ignition switch is in the ON position. When the Auto Defogging System is Canceled, ADS OFF symbol will blink 3 times and the ADS OFF will be displayed on the climate control information screen.

When the Auto Defogging System is reset, ADS OFF symbol will blink 6 times without a signal.

In case of automatic climate control system with a climate button, it blinks defroster button indicator. Blinking time is same as above.

To use the auto defogging system again, follow the procedures mentioned above.

If the battery has been disconnected or discharged, it resets to the auto defogging status.

✽ NOTICE

If the A/C off is manually selected while the auto defogging system is on, the auto defogging indicator will blink 3 times to give notice that the A/C off can not be selected.

CAUTION

Do not remove the sensor cover located on the upper end of the driver side windshield glass. Damage to the system parts could occur and may not be covered by your vehicle warranty.

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