Kia Niro: Seat Electrical / Seat Heater Switch Description and operation

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Seat Electrical / Seat Heater Switch Description and operation


Seat Heater Smart Control Technology

To prevent low temperature burn, seat heater temperature will automatically be lowered after a certain period of time.

(Low temperature burn condition: Over 30 minutes at 50°C)

Seat Heater Smart Control Operation

[1st Row Seat]

Change to "MID" after 30 minutes in "HIGH", then "LOW" after 60 minutes in "MID"

Change to "LOW" after 60 minutes in "MID"

[2nd Row Seat]

Change to "LOW" after 30 minutes in "HIGH"


If temperature is raised manually within certain period of time after the temperature was lowered automatically, it will be lowered again soon to prevent overheating or low temperature burn.

This is normal operating condition as a safety device.

Seat Heater Switch Components and components location
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Seat Heater Switch Schematic diagrams
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