Hyundai Santa Fe Owners Manual

Front seat adjustment - Power
Safety features of your vehicle / Seats / Front seat adjustment - Power

The front seat can be adjusted by using the control knobs located on the outside of the seat cushion. Before driving, adjust the seat to the proper position so as to easily control the steering wheel, pedals and switches on the instrument panel.

WARNING

The power seat is operable with the ignition OFF.

Therefore, children should never be left unattended in the vehicle.

CAUTION

  • The power seat is driven by an electric motor. Stop operating once the adjustment is completed. Excessive operation may damage the electrical equipment.
  • When in operation, the power seat consumes a large amount of electrical power. To prevent unnecessary battery drain, dont adjust the power seat longer than necessary while the engine is not running.
  • Do not operate two or more power seat control knobs at the same time. Doing so may result in power seat motor or electrical component malfunction.

Forward and backward

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. 1. Push the control switch forward or backward to move the seat to the desired

1. Push the control switch forward or backward to move the seat to the desired position.
2. Release the switch once the seat reaches the desired position.

Seatback angle

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. 1. Push the control switch forward or backward to move the seatback to the desired

1. Push the control switch forward or backward to move the seatback to the desired angle.
2. Release the switch once the seat reaches the desired position.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. Seat height (for drivers seat)

Seat height (for drivers seat)

1. Pull the front portion of the control switch up to raise or down to lower the front part of the seat cushion. Pull the rear portion of the control switch up to raise or down to lower the rear part of the seat cushion.
2. Release the switch once the seat reaches the desired position.

Lumbar support (for drivers seat)

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The lumbar support can be adjusted by pressing the switch.

The lumbar support can be adjusted by pressing the switch.

1. Press the front portion (1) of the switch to increase support, or the rear portion (2) of the switch, to decrease support.
2. Release the switch once it reaches the desired position.
3. Press the upper portion (3) of the switch to move the support position up, or press the lower portion (4) of the switch, to move the support position down.
4. Release the switch once it reaches the desired position.

Headrest

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The driver's and front passenger's seats are equipped with a headrest for the

The driver's and front passenger's seats are equipped with a headrest for the occupant's safety and comfort.

The headrest not only provides comfort for the driver and front passenger, but also helps to protect the head and neck in the event of a collision.

WARNING - Headrest adjustment

  • For maximum effectiveness in case of an accident, the headrest should be adjusted so the middle of the headrest is at the same height as the center of gravity of an occupant's head. Generally, the center of gravity of most people's head is similar with the height of the top of their eyes. Also adjust the headrest as close to your head as possible. For this reason, the use of a cushion that holds the body away from the seatback is not recommended.
  • Do not operate the vehicle with the headrests removed. Severe injury to an occupant may occur in the event of an accident. Headrests may provide protection against severe neck injuries when properly adjusted.
  • Do not adjust the headrest position of the driver's seat while the vehicle is in motion.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. Forward and backward adjustment

Forward and backward adjustment

The headrest may be adjusted forward to 4 different positions by pulling the headrest forward to the desired detent. To adjust the headrest to backwards position, press and hold the release button (1), and adjust position of the headrest. Adjust the headrest so that it properly supports the head and neck.

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. Adjusting the height up and down

Adjusting the height up and down

To raise the headrest :

1. Pull it up to the desired position (1).

To lower the headrest :

1. Push and hold the release button (2) on the headrest support
2. Lower the headrest to the desired position (3).

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. Removal and installation

Removal and installation

To remove the headrest :

1. Raise it as far as it can go then press the release button with the slim tool (1) while pulling the headrest up (2).

To reinstall the headrest :

1. Put the headrest poles (3) into the holes.
2. Adjust it to the appropriate height.

Seat warmer

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The seat warmer is provided to warm the front seats during cold weather.

The seat warmer is provided to warm the front seats during cold weather.

With the ignition switch in the ON position, push either of the switches to warm the driver's seat or the front passenger's seat. During mild weather or under conditions where the operation of the seat warmer is not needed, keep the switches in the OFF position.

  • Each time you push the button, the temperature setting of the seat is changed as follows :
    Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The seat warmer defaults to the OFF position whenever the ignition switch
  • The seat warmer defaults to the OFF position whenever the ignition switch is turned on.
  • With the seat warmer switch in the ON position, the heating system in the seat turns off or on automatically depending on the seat temperature.

CAUTION

  • When cleaning the seats, do not use an organic solvent such as thinner, benzene, alcohol and gasoline. Doing so may damage the surface of the heater or seats.
  • To prevent overheating the seat warmer, do not place anything on the seats that insulates against heat, such as blankets, cushions or seat covers while the seat warmer is in operation.
  • Do not place heavy or sharp objects on seats equipped with seat warmers. Damage to the seat warming components could occur.

WARNING - Seat warmer burns

Never allow passengers who may not be able to take care of themselves to be exposed to the risk of seat warmer burns. These include:

1. Infants, children, elderly or disabled persons, or hospital outpatients
2. Persons with sensitive skin or those that burn easily
3. Fatigued individuals
4. Intoxicated individuals
5. Individuals taking medication that can cause drowsiness or sleepiness (sleeping pills, cold tablets, etc.)

Air ventilation seat

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The Air ventilation seat is provided to cool the front seats during hot weather

The Air ventilation seat is provided to cool the front seats during hot weather by blowing air through small vent holes on the surface of the seats. While the engine is running, press the cooling portion (blue color) of the switch to cool the driver's seat or the front passenger's seat.

When the operation of the seat cooler is not needed, keep the switches in the OFF position.

  • Each time you press the button, the airflow will change as follows:
    Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. The Air ventilation seat defaults to the OFF position whenever the ignition
  • The Air ventilation seat defaults to the OFF position whenever the ignition switch is turned on.

Seatback pocket

Hyundai Santa Fe: Front seat adjustment - Power. WARNING - Seatback pockets

WARNING - Seatback pockets

Do not put heavy or sharp objects in the seatback pocket. An occupant could contact such objects in a crash. Heavy objects in the front passenger seatback could also interfere with the occupant sensing system.

WARNING

For proper operation of the occupant classification system: Do not place any items cumulatively weighing over 2.2 lbs (1 kg) in the seatback pocket or on the seat.


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