Kia Carnival Owners Manual

Defogging logic
Features of your vehicle / Windshield defrosting and defogging / Defogging logic

To reduce the possibility of fogging up the inside of the windshield, the air intake or air conditioning is controlled automatically according to certain conditions such as Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. position. To cancel or return to the or Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. defogging logic, do the following. position. To cancel or return to the defogging logic, do the following.

Manual climate control system

Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

2. Turn the fan speed control knob to the OFF (0) position.

3. Turn the mode selection knob to the defrost position (Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. 4. Push the air intake control button ()).

4. Push the air intake control button (Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. at least 5 times within 3 seconds.) at least 5 times within 3 seconds.

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, it resets to the defog logic status.

Automatic climate control system

Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

2. Select the defroster position pressing the defroster button (Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. 3. While pressing the air conditioning button (A/C), press the air intake control).

3. While pressing the air conditioning button (A/C), press the air intake control button at least 5 times within 3 seconds.

The recirculation indicator blinks 3 times with 0.5 second of interval. It indicates that the defogging logic is canceled or returned to the programmed status.

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, it resets to the defog logic status.

Auto defogging system

Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. Auto defogging reduces the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield

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

The auto defogging system operates when the heater or air conditioning is on.

Kia Carnival: Defogging logic. This indicator illuminates when the auto defogging system senses the moisture

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. For example if auto defogging does not defog inside the windshield at step 1 Outside air position, it tries to defog again at step 2 Blowing air toward the windshield.

Step 1 : Outside air position
Step 2 : Blowing air toward the windshield
Step 3 : Increasing air flow toward the windshield
Step 4 : Operating the air conditioning
Step 5 : Maximizing the air conditioning

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 ADS system is canceled, [ADS OFF] symbol will blink 3 times per 0.5 sec and the position [ADS OFF] will be displayed on the climate control information screen. (A TYPE)

When the ADS system is canceled, Indicator on the button will blink 3 times per 0.5 sec. (B TYPE)

When the ADS system is reset, [ADS OFF] symbol will blink 6 times per 0.5sec and the position [ADS OFF] will be disappeared on the climate control information screen. (A TYPE)

When the ADS system is reset, Indicator on the button will blink 6 times per 0.25sec. (B TYPE)

✽ NOTICE

If the A/C off or recirculated air position is manually selected while the auto defogging system is on, the auto defogging indicator will blink 3 times to give notice that manual operation is canceled.

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


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