Hyundai Kona: Air Conditioning System / Compressor Description and operation

Description
The compressor is the power unit of the A/C system.
It is located on the side of engine block and driven by a V-belt of the engine.
The compressor changes low pressure and low temperature refrigerant gas into high pressure and high temperature refrigerant gas.
Variable Swash Plate Compressor
The compressor has a swash plate that rotates to reciprocate pistons, which compress refrigerant.
The variable swash plate compressor controls the swash plate angle to change the refrigerant displacement. It achieves precise cooling capability control in accordance with vehicle interior and driving conditions.
The externally controlled variable swash plate compressor changes the swash plate angle by an ECV (Electric Control Valve) in accordance with an electrical signal from the heater & A/C control unit.
This enables stable temperature control and improved driving sensation.
ECV Control Diagram

Refrigerant Line Repair procedures
Replacement 1. If the compressor is marginally operable, run the engine at idle speed, and let the air conditioning work for a few minutes, then s ...

Compressor Components and components location
Components Location 1. Compressor Components 1. Clutch Bolt 2. Limiter & Hub Assembly ...

Other information:

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2021 Owners Manual: Noise and smoke from inflating air bag
When the air bags inflate, they make a loud noise and may produce smoke and powder in the air inside of the vehicle. This is normal and is a result of the ignition of the air bag inflator. After the air bag inflates, you may feel substantial discomfort in breathing because of the contact of your ...

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2021 Service Manual: Head Up Display Unit Repair procedures
Removal 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to Indicators And Guages - "Instrument Cluster") 3. Remove the h ...

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