Kia Forte: Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Kia Forte 2019-2020 (BD) Service Manual / Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Service data
Service Data

Air Conditioner

Item
Specification
Compressor
Type
6VSx14
Oil type & Capacity
FD46XG (IDEMITSU) 110 ± 10 g (3.88 ± 0.35 oz.)
Pulley type
6PK - TYPE
Displacement
142 cc/rev
Expansion valve
Type
Block type
Refrigerant
Type
R - 134a , R - 1234yf
Capacity
500 ± 25 g (17.6 ± 0.88 oz.)

Blower Unit

Item
Specification
Fresh and recirculation
Operating method
Actuator
Blower
Type
Sirocco pan
Speed step
Auto + 8 speed (Automatic), 1 - 4 speed (Manual)
Speed control
Power mosfet (Automatic), Resistor (Manual)
Air filter
Type
Particle filter

Heater and Evaporator Unit

Item
Specification
Heater
Type
Fin & Tube type
Type
Tube - Fin 1Way
Mode operating method
Actuator
Temperature operating method
Actuator
Evaporator
Temperature control type
Evaporator temperature sensor
Blower singular
A/C Output OFF Temperature
A/C Output ON Temperature
Manual control
1 - 2 speed
1.5°C (34.7°F)
3.0°C (37.4°F)
3 - 4 speed
0.6°C (33.1°F)
2.1°C (35.8°F)
Dual control
1 - 4 speed
1.5°C (34.7°F)
3.0°C (37.4°F)
5 - 6 speed
1.0°C (33.8°F)
2.5°C (36.5°F)
7 - 8 speed
0.6°C (33.1°F)
2.1°C (35.8°F)
Manufacturer
HVCC (Halla Visteon Climate Control)

Tightening torque
Tightening Torques

Items
N·m
kgf·m
lb·ft
Compressor
20.0 - 32.95
2.04 - 3.36
14.75 - 24.30
Condenser - Discharge hose
8.8 - 13.7
0.9 - 1.4
6.5 - 10.1
Condenser - Liquid tube
Compressor - Discharge hose
21.6 - 32.4
2.2 - 3.3
15.9 - 23.9
Compressor - Suction hose
Expansion valve - Evaporator
8.8 - 13.7
0.9 - 1.4
6.5 - 10.1

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Problem Symptoms Table

Before replacing or repairing air conditioning components, first determine if the malfunction is due to the refrigerant charge, air flow or compressor.

Use the table below to help you find the cause of the problem. The numbers indicate the priority of the likely cause of the problem. Check each part in order. If necessary, replace these parts.

After correcting the malfunction, check the complete system to ensure that performance is satisfactory.

Standard:

Symptom
Suspected Area
No blower operation
Blower fuse
Blower relay
Blower motor
Power mosfet
Blower speed control switch
Wire harness
No air temperature control
Engine coolant capacity
Heater control assembly
No compressor operation
Refrigerant capacity
A/C fuse
Compressor
A/C pressure transducer
A/C switch
Evaporator temperature sensor
Wire harness
Vented air not cold
Refrigerant capacity
Refrigerant pressure
Drive belt
Compressor
A/C pressure transducer
Evaporator temperature sensor
A/C switch
Heater control assembly
Wire harness
Insufficient cooling
Refrigerant capacity
Drive belt
Compressor
Condenser
Expansion valve
Evaporator
Refrigerant lines
A/C pressure transducer
Heater control assembly
No engine idle-up when A/C switch ON
Engine ECM
Wire harness
No air inlet control
Heater control assembly
No mode control
Heater control assembly
Mode actuator
No cooling fan operation
Cooling fan fuse
Fan motor
Engine ECM
Wire harness

Special service tools
Special Service Tools

Tool (Number and name)
Illustration
Use
09977-3R000
Disc & hub assembly bolt remover

Removal and installation of disc & hub assembly.

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Air Conditioning System
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