Kia Soul: Windshield defrosting and defogging / Defogging logic

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2022 Owners Manual / 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 are controlled automatically according to certain conditions such as Kia Soul. Defogging logic or Kia Soul. Defogging logic position. To cancel or return to the defogging logic, do the following.

Manual climate control system

Kia Soul. Defogging logic

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

2. Turn the mode selection knob to the defrost position (Kia Soul. Defogging logic).

3. Push the air intake control button at least 5 times within 3 seconds.

The indicator light in the air intake control button will blink 3 times. 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.

Automatic climate control system

Kia Soul. Defogging logic

1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

2. Select the defrost position pressing defrost button (Kia Soul. Defogging logic).

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

The A/C display blinks 3 times. It indicates that the defogging logic is canceled or returned to the programmed status.

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

Auto defogging system (Only for automatic climate control system, if equipped)

Kia Soul. Defogging logic

Auto defogging reduces the possibility of fogging up the inside of the windshield by automatically sensing the moisture of inside the windshield and air flow toward the windshield can increase.

The auto defogging system operates when the AUTO mode is on.

For Europe

If your vehicle is equipped with the auto defogging system, it is automatically activated when the conditions are met.

When the auto fogging system senses moisture inside of the windshield, air flow towards the windshield can increase. However, if you would like to deactivate the auto defogging system, keep the front defroster button pressed longer than 3 seconds.

The “ADS OFF” symbol will be shown in the climate display to inform you that the system is deactivated.

To re-activate the auto defogging system again, follow the procedure mentioned above and the “ADS OFF” symbol will disappear.

If the battery has been disconnected or discharged, it resets to the auto defogging status.

Except Europe

Kia Soul. Defogging logic

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.

Step 1 : Operating the air conditioning, Outside air position

Step 2 : Blowing air flow toward the windshield

Step 3 : Increasing air flow toward the windshield

If your vehicle is equipped with the auto defogging system, it is automatically activated when the conditions are met. However, if you would like to deactivate the auto defogging system, keep the front defroster button pressed longer than 3 seconds.

The “ADS OFF” symbol will be shown in the climate display to inform you that the system is deactivated.

To re-activate the auto defogging system again, follow the procedure mentioned above and the “ADS OFF” symbol will disappear.

If the battery has been disconnected or discharged, it resets to the auto defogging status.

Automatic climate control system
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