Hyundai Santa Fe Owners Manual

Manual heating and air conditioning
Features of your vehicle / Automatic climate control 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: Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. - Cooling:
- Cooling: Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. 3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. The mode selection button controls the direction of the air flow through the

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

The air flow outlet port is converted as follows:

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Refer to the illustration in the Manual climate control system.

Face-Level

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet

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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air

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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. 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.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. 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 delivered from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Temperature control

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. The temperature will increase by pushing the up button. Each push of the button

The temperature will increase by pushing the up button. Each push of the button will cause the temperature to increase by 1F/0.5C.

The temperature will decrease by pushing the down button. Each push of the button will cause the temperature to decrease by 1F/0.5C. When set to the lowest temperature setting, the air conditioning will operate continuously.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature individually

1. Press the DUAL button to operate the driver and passenger side temperature individually. Pressing the right temperature control button will automatically switch to the DUAL mode as well.

2. Press the left temperature control button to adjust the driver side temperature. Press the right temperature control button to adjust the passenger side temperature.

When the driver side temperature is set to the highest or lowest 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 temperature.

2. Press the left temperature control button. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.

Temperature conversion

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

This is a normal condition. You can switch the temperature mode between Fahrenheit to Celsius as follows;

While pressing the OFF button, depress the AUTO button for 3 seconds or more. The display will change from Fahrenheit to Celsius, or from Celsius to Fahrenheit.

Air intake control

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.

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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A, B

Type A, B

The indicator light on the button illuminates when the recirculated air position is selected.

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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type A

Type A

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Type B

Type B

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

  • Continued use of the climate control system operation 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. This may cause serious harm or death due to a drop in the oxygen level and/or body temperature.
  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in the recirculated air position may 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

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by turning the fan speed control

The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by turning the fan speed control knob.

The higher the fan speed is, the more air is delivered.

To turn off the fan speed, press the OFF button.

Air conditioning

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Push the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will

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

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

OFF mode

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Push the OFF button to turn off the air climate control system. However, you

Push the OFF button to turn off the 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.

Climate information screen selection

Hyundai Santa Fe: Manual heating and air conditioning. Press the climate information screen selection button to display climate information

Press the climate information screen selection button to display climate information on the screen.


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