Kia Forte: Windshield Wiper/Washer / Windshield Wiper-Washer Switch

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Windshield Wiper/Washer / Windshield Wiper-Washer Switch

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Remove the multifunction switch.

(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Multifunction Switch")

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

Multifunction Switch Inspection

1.

Check for continuity between the terminals in each switch position as shown below.

Switch
Switch position
Switch terminal
Resistance (Ω, ±3.5%)
Wiper switch
MIST
1-9
330
OFF

Intermittent (AUTO)
800
LOW
1,800
HIGH
5,700
Wiper intermittent volume
Volume 1
7-9
330
Volume 2
690
Volume 3
1,310
Volume 4
2,610
Volume 5
7,310

Diagnosis With KDS

1.

In the body electrical system, failure can be quickly diagnosed by using the vehicle diagnostic system (KDS).

The diagnostic system(KDS) provides the following information.

(1)

Self diagnosis : Checking failure and code number (DTC).

(2)

Current data : Checking the system input/output data state.

(3)

Actuation test : Checking the system operation condition.

(4)

Additional function : Controlling other features including system option setting and zero point adjustment.

2.

Select the 'Car model' and the 'Intergrated body control unit (IBU)' to be checked in order to check the vehicle with the tester.

3.

Select the 'Current Data' menu to search the current state of the input/output data.

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