Kia Sportage: Seat Electrical / Air Ventilation Seat Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2024) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Seat Electrical / Air Ventilation Seat Repair procedures

Removal
[Ventilation Blower]
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front seat assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Front Seat Assembly")
3.
Disconnect the blower connector (A) after removing the retaining clips (B).

4.
Remove the blower FAN (A) after removing the screws.

[Ventilation Seat Unit]
  
[Power Seat Type]
Before removing the passenger side seat assembly, pull upward to the maximum by pushing the front seat height adjusting switch (A).

1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the assist front seat assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Front Seat Assembly")
3.
Loosen the screws (A) from the ventilation seat unit.

4.
Remove the ventilation seat unit (B) after disconnecting the connectors (A).

Installation
[Ventilation Blower]
1.
Install the blower fan.
2.
Install the blower duct.
3.
Install the front seat assembly.
4.
Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.
[Ventilation Seat Unit]
1.
Install the ventilation seat unit.
2.
Install the assist front seat assembly.
3.
Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.
Inspection
Diagnosis mode
1.
You can enter the diagnosis mode by turning the ventilation seat button on.
2.
You can enter the diagnosis mode by referring to following description.
Push IGN ON while pressing the ventilation seat button from IGN OFF.
Keep pressing IGN ON for more than two seconds before pressing it twice within five seconds.
LED indicating the driver and passenger seats will blink from Low, Mid to High in order.
3.
After entering the diagnosis mode, you can check what failed by checking the blinking LED.
[Ventilation & Heater Switch]

Failure Indicator
LED Blink
Inspection Items
Detailed Inspections

[Seat heater LED]
Low : FLASHING
Mid : FLASHING
High : FLASHING
Short circuit of seat heating wire power (short)

1)
Short circuit of seat heating wire power (short)

[Seat heater LED]
Low : FLASHING
Mid : FLASHING
High : OFF
Power disconnection of seat heating wire (disconnector)
1)
Disconnection or missing connector of heating seat power line

[Seat heater LED]
Low : OFF
Mid : FLASHING
High : OFF
NTC (disconnector)
1)
NTC (disconnector)
2)
Disconnection or missing connector of NTC

[Seat heater LED]
Low : FLASHING
Mid : OFF
High : OFF
NTC (short)
1)
NTC terminal short

[Ventilation seat LED]
Low : FLASHING
Mid : FLASHING
High : OFF
Power disconnection of ventilation blower
Short circuit of Ventilation blower signal line
1)
Disconnection or missing connector of ventilation power line
2)
Disconnection or missing connector of ventilation signal line

[Ventilation seat LED]
Low : FLASHING
Mid : FLASHING
High : FLASHING
Short circuit of ventilation blower power (short)
1)
Short circuit of ventilation blower power (short)

4.
You can check the malfunctioning by checking the blinking LED.
5.
The ventilating seat unit will record the malfunctioning that occurred.
6.
If you press the passenger seat heating button for more than five seconds, the LED for malfunctioning memory will blink four times and the recorded memory will be deleted.
7.
Pressing the IGN OFF button will end the diagnosis mode for the ventilating seat.
8.
You can check wheter the ventilating seat system works properly after turning the IGN ON. If you want to check the error code, you can refer to the procedure of 2 above.
Air Ventilation Seat Schematic diagrams
Circuit Diagram ...

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