Kia Forte: System operation / Air conditioning

Kia Forte 2019-2024 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Manual climate control system / System operation / Air conditioning

Kia Air Conditioning Systems are filled with R-1234yf refrigerant.

1.Start the engine. Push the air conditioning button.

2.Set the mode to the position.

3.Set the air intake control to the outside air or recirculated air position.

4.Adjust the fan speed control and temperature control to maintain maximum comfort.

CAUTION - Excessive A/C

When using the air conditioning system, monitor the temperature gauge closely while driving up hills or in heavy traffic when outside temperatures are high. Air conditioning system operation may cause engine overheating. Continue to use the blower fan but turn the air conditioning system off if the temperature gauge indicates engine overheating.

CAUTION

When opening the windows in humid weather, air conditioning may create water droplets inside the vehicle. Since excessive water droplets may cause damage to electrical equipment, air conditioning should only be used with the windows closed.

Air conditioning system operation tips

System operation
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