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AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR [FULL-AUTO AIR CONDITIONER]

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2016 – MX-5 – HVAC

AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SENSOR [FULL-AUTO AIR CONDITIONER]

Purpose, Function

  • The ambient temperature sensor converts the detected air temperature to an electric signal.

Construction

  • A thermistor-type ambient temperature sensor has been adopted.

  • The ambient temperature sensor is located on the shroud panel on the back side of the front bumper.

Operation

  • The thermistor changes the resistance according to the surrounding temperature.

  • The resistance decreases if the temperature increases, and increases if the temperature decreases.

Fail-safe

  • Not applicable

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