Automatic climate control system

Front climate control
Front climate control 3rd row air conditioning control (if equipped)
3rd row air conditioning control (if equipped)

1. A/C display
2. Driver's temperature control knob 3. AUTO (automatic control) button 4. Front blower OFF button 5. Front fan speed control switch 6. Mode selection button 7. Dual temperature control selection button 8. Passenger's temperature control knob 9. Air conditioning button* 10. 3rd row air conditioning ON/OFF button* (controlled from the front) or outside (fresh) air position button* 11. Air intake control button* or recirculated air position button* 12. Front windshield defroster button 13. 3rd row air conditioning fan speed control switch* * if equipped
The actual control panel in the vehicle may differ from the illustration

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The automatic climate control system is controlled by simply setting the desired temperature.

The Full Automatic Temperature Control (FATC) system automatically controls the heating and cooling system as follows; 1. Press the AUTO button. The modes, fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically by setting the temperature.

2. Set the temperature switch to the desired temperature.

If the temperature is set to the lowest setting (Lo), the air conditioning system will operate continuously.

3. To turn the automatic operation off, select any button or switch of the following: • Mode selection button
• Air conditioning button • Front windshield defroster button • Air intake control button • Fan speed control switch The selected function will be controlled manually while other functions operate automatically.

For your convenience and to improve the effectiveness of the climate control, use the AUTO button and set the temperature to 23°C/73°F.

NOTICE


NOTICE
Never place anything over the sensor located on the instrument panel to ensure better control of the heating and cooling system.

Manual heating and air conditioning The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pressing buttons or turning knob(s) other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons or knob(s) selected.

1. Start the engine.

2. Set the mode to the desired position.

For improving the effectiveness of heating and cooling;
- Heating:
- Cooling:
3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

4. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.

5. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.

Press the AUTO button in order to convert to full automatic control of the system.

Mode selection


Mode selection
The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

The air flow outlet port is converted as follows:
Refer to the illustration in the “Manual climate control system”.

Face-Level
Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Bi-Level
Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level
Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor/Defrost-Level
Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Defrost-Level


Defrost-Level
Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

Instrument panel vents


Instrument panel vents The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the thumbwheel.

Also, you can adjust the direction of air delivery from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Temperature control


Temperature control
The temperature will increase to the maximum (HI) by turning the knob to the right extremely.

The temperature will decrease to the minimum (Lo) by turning the knob to the left extremely.

When turning the knob, the temperature will increase or decrease by 0.5°C/1°F.

When set to the lowest temperature setting, the air conditioning will operate continuously.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side


Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually 1. Press the DUAL button to operate the driver and passenger side temperature individually. Also, if the passenger side temperature control switch is operated, it will automatically change to the DUAL mode as well.

2. Operate the left temperature control to adjust the driver side temperature.

Operate the right temperature control to adjust the passenger side temperature.

When the driver side temperature is set to the highest (HI) or lowest (Lo) temperature setting, the DUAL mode is deactivated for maximum heating or cooling.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally
1. Press the DUAL button again to deactivate DUAL mode. The passenger side temperature will be set to the same temperature as the driver side.

2. Operate the driver side temperature control switch. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.

Temperature conversion
You can switch the temperature mode between Centigrade to Fahrenheit as follows: While pressing the MODE button, press the DUAL button for 3 seconds or more.

The display will change from Centigrade to Fahrenheit, or from Fahrenheit to Centigrade.

If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, the temperature mode display will reset to Centigrade.

Outside thermometer


Outside thermometer
The current outside temperature is displayed in 1°C (1°F) increments. The temperature range is between -40°C ~ 60°C (-40°F ~ 140°F).

• The outside temperature on the display may not change immediately like a general thermometer to prevent the driver from being inattentive.

Air intake control


Air intake control
This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.

To change the air intake control position, push the control button.

Recirculated air position With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment will be drawn through
the heating system and
heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Outside (fresh) air position With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air
enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or
cooled according to the
function selected.

NOTICE
Prolonged operation of the heater in the recirculated air position (without air conditioning selected) may cause fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment may become stale.

In addition, prolonged use of the air conditioning with the recirculated air position selected will result in excessively dry air in the passenger compartment.

WARNING
• Continue using the climate control system in the recirculated air position may allow humidity to
increase inside the vehicle which may fog the glass and obscure visibility.

• Do not sleep in a vehicle with the air conditioning or heating system on. It may cause serious harm or death due to a drop in the oxygen level and/or body temperature.

• Continue using the climate control system in the recirculated air position can cause drowsiness or
sleepiness, and loss of vehicle control. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position as much as possible while driving.

Fan speed control


Fan speed control
The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by operating the fan speed control switch.

To change the fan speed, press ( ) the switch for higher speed, or push ( ) the switch for lower speed.To turn the fan speed control off, press the front blower OFF button.

Air conditioning


Air conditioning
Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will illuminate).

Press the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

OFF mode


OFF mode
Press the front blower OFF button to turn off the front air climate control system.

However, you can still operate the mode and air intake buttons as long as the ignition switch is in the ON position.

3rd row air conditioning


3rd row air conditioning (if equipped)
To turn on the 3rd row air conditioning control system
1. Press the 3rd row air conditioning ON/OFF button located on the front climate control panel and set the fan speed to the desired speed with the 3rd row fan speed switch located in the rear of the vehicle. (indicator light on the ON/OFF button ( ) will illuminate as long as the fan speed is not in the OFF position).

2. To turn off the 3rd row air conditioning control system, press the 3rd row air conditioning ON/OFF button ( ) once more located on the front climate control panel or set the fan speed to the “OFF” position with the 3rd row fan speed switch (indicator light on the ON/OFF button ( ) is not illuminated).

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