Kia Forte: Body Electrical System / Auto Lighting Control System

Kia Forte 2019-2024 (BD) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Auto Lighting Control System

Specifications
Specifications

Items
Specifications
Rated voltage
DC +5 V
Load
Max. 1 mA (Relay load)
Illuminations (Lux)
100
1.08 ± 0.24 V
200
1.94 ± 0.43 V

Components and components location
Components

1. Auto light sensor
2. Head lamps
3. Lighting switch (Auto)
4. Rear combination lamp
5. Integrated body control unit (IBU)

Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram

Description and operation
Description

It's a system that uses illumination sensor to automatically turn ON the tail lamp and head lamp based on the change in surrounding environment's illumination condition.

It activates when the vehicle enters/exits tunnel, or when the illumination condition in surrounding environment changes due to rain, snow, or fog. Precautions corresponding to the use of this system are as follows.

1.

Do not add another device on top of this device.

2.

Be sure to switch to manual during poor visibility climate, such as fog, heavy rain, or cloudy weather.

3.

Illumination intensity in an actual vehicle is not always constant, and lamp ON/OFF time may very depending on the climate, season, and surrounding environment.

4.

Use this system only during sunrise and sunset period, and manually control lamp ON/OFF for general conditions.

5.

Error may occur if light block coating that may change interior illumination is applied.

Multimedia Jack
Schematic diagrams Circuit Diagram Description and operation Description The multimedia jack on the console upper cover is for customers who like to listen to externa ...

Auto Light Sensor
Repair procedures Inspection Check if the auto light control operates like a timing chart shown below. Tail lamp output and head lamp (Low) output is controlled based on the auto light ...

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