HOW TO HEAT OR VENTILATE/COOL YOUR SEATS
Difficulty Level: Novice | Time Required: 5 minutes | Tools Required: None
Here are general operation instructions for Heated, Cooled and Ventilated Seats (if equipped). Refer to your vehicle information to see how your vehicle is equipped and for specific instructions.
To operate the heated or cooled/ventilated seats (if equipped), the vehicle must be ON or in ACCESSORY mode. The buttons are typically near the climate controls on the centerstack.
Heated and Ventilated Seats
Heats up the seatback
Heats up the seatback AND cushion
Ventilates the seats. These seats have a fan that pulls or pushes air through the seat — the air is not cooled
- Press the desired button to turn the feature on. It will automatically go to the highest setting.
- Indicator lights next to the buttons indicate three for the highest setting and one for the lowest. Subsequent button pushes will move to the next lower setting until the seat turns off.
- If the front heated seats are on high, the level may automatically lower after approximately 30 minutes.
Note: Some vehicles are equipped with an Automatic Heated/Ventilated/Cooled Seat feature that automatically controls seat heating and ventilation based on interior temperature. This feature is adjusted in Settings.
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If Automatic Heated/Ventilated/Cooled Seats are available for the vehicle, the seat transitions from its remote-start level to the ignition-on seat level. Since conditions for both features vary, a different seat level might be applied. If Automatic Heated/Ventilated/Cooled Seats are not available when the ignition is on, the seats will turn off.
If Automatic Heated/Ventilated/Cooled Seats are available for the vehicle and enabled, the seats will be triggered based on the automatic heated and cooled seats’ ignition-on seat level.
If Automatic Heated/Ventilated/Cooled Seats are available for the vehicle and enabled, no.