Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Automatic heating and air conditioning
Features of your vehicle / Automatic climate control system / Automatic heating and air conditioning

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. 1. Press the AUTO button. The modes, fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning

1. Press the AUTO button. The modes, fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically by setting the temperature.

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. 2. Turn the temperature control knob to the desired temperature.

2. Turn the temperature control knob to the desired temperature.

✽ NOTICE

  • To turn the automatic operation off, select any button or switch of the following:
    - Mode selection button
    - Air conditioning button
    - Front windshield defroster button (Press the button one more time to deselect the front windshield defroster function. The AUTO sign will illuminate on the information display once again.)
    - Air intake control button
    - Fan speed control switch
    The selected function will be controlled manually while other functions operate automatically.
  • For your convenience and to improve the effectiveness of the climate control, use the AUTO button and set the temperature to 23C (73F).

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. ✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE

Never place anything over the sensor located on the instrument panel to ensure better control of the heating and cooling system.

Manual heating and air conditioning

The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pressing buttons or turning knob(s) other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons or knob(s) selected.

1. Start the engine.

2. Set the mode to the desired position. For improving the effectiveness of heating and cooling;
- Heating: Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. - Cooling:
- Cooling: Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. 3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

4. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.

5. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.

Press the AUTO button in order to convert to full automatic control of the system.

Mode selection

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the

The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

The air flow outlet port is converted as follows:

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Face-Level

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Bi-Level

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor/Defrost-Level

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Defrost-Level

Defrost-Level

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Instrument panel vents

Instrument panel vents

The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the thumbwheel (if equipped).

Also, you can adjust the direction of air delivery from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Temperature control

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. The temperature will increase to the maximum (HI) by turning the knob to the

The temperature will increase to the maximum (HI) by turning the knob to the extreme right.

The temperature will decrease to the minimum (Lo) by turning the knob to the extreme left.

When turning the knob, the temperature will increase or decrease by 0.5C/1F. When set to the lowest temperature setting, the air conditioning will operate continuously.

Kia Carnival: Automatic heating and air conditioning. Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally

1. Press the SYNC button to activate SYNC mode. The passenger side temperature will be set to the same temperature as the driver side.

2. Operate the driver side temperature control knob. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually

1. Press the SYNC button again to operate the driver and passenger side temperature individually. Also, if the passenger side temperature control knob is operated, it will individually.

2. Operate the left temperature control to adjust the driver side temperature. Operate the right side temperature control to adjust the passenger side temperature.

When the driver side temperature is set to the highest (HI) or lowest (Lo) temperature setting, the SYNC mode is deactivated for maximum heating or cooling.

Temperature conversion

You can switch the temperature mode from Centigrade to Fahrenheit as follows:

While pressing the OFF button, press the AUTO button for 3 seconds or more.

The display will change from Centigrade to Fahrenheit, or from Fahrenheit to Centigrade.

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, the temperature mode display will reset to Fahrenheit.


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