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My 2012 sorento ac working great one day ago now ac light

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My 2012 sorento ac working great one day ago now ac light wont illuminate or air cidc lites blower works fine
JA: Many things can cause trouble with the A/C. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Could it be a fuse? No probs with ac prior
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Customer: If it is just a fuse yes if more i have no expertise or would be willing to compromise vehicle integrity i am no mechanic!
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 6 months ago.

Hello, it could be just a fuse but it isn't very likely. It is more likely that the control head is the issue. What engine is in your Sorento? Also is it automatic climate control or manual?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
4 cylinder engine and manual
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 6 months ago.

Alright, there are a couple fuses in the inside fuse box on the lower left of the dash, A/CON 7.5A, A/CON MANU 7.5A and ROOM LP 10A. I have attached a picture of the fuse box to show where they are located. If all of these fuses are ok, it is likely that the control head is faulty but to know for sure you'd have to do some circuit testing and that involves removing the control head and checking the A/C pressures etc. If you are under 60k miles it should be covered under warranty at any Kia dealership.

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