Hyundai Santa Fe: Auto defogging system - Automatic climate control system - Windshield defrosting and defogging - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Santa Fe DM 2013-2018 Owner's ManualHyundai Santa Fe: Auto defogging system

Auto defogging reduces the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield

Auto defogging reduces the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield by automatically sensing the moisture of inside the windshield.

The auto defogging system operates when the heater or air conditioning is on.

This indicator illuminates when the auto defogging system senses the moisture

This indicator illuminates when the auto defogging system senses the moisture of inside the windshield and operates.

If more moisture is in the vehicle, the automated steps operate as follows:

If auto defogging does not defog the window at step 1, outside air position, step 2, blowing air toward the windshield occurs.

Step 1 : Outside air position
Step 2 : Blowing air toward the windshield
Step 3 : Increasing air flow toward the windshield
Step 4 : Operating the air conditioning
Step 5 : Maximizing the air conditioning

The auto defogging system is automatically activated when the conditions are met. However, if you would like to cancel the auto defogging system, press the front defroster button 4 times within 2 seconds while pressing the AUTO button. The indicator of the front defroster button will blink 3 times to notify you that the system is cancelled. To use the auto defogging system again, follow the procedures mentioned above.

If the battery has been disconnected or discharged, it resets to the auto defogging status.

✽ NOTICE

  • When the air conditioning is turned on by Auto defogging system, if you try to turn off the air conditioning, the indicator will blink 3 times and the air conditioning will not be turned off.
  • For efficiency, do not select recirculated air position while Auto defogging system is operating.

✽ NOTICE

  • When the air conditioning is turned on by Auto defogging system, if you try to turn off the air conditioning, the indicator will blink 3 times and the air conditioning will not be turned off.
  • For efficiency, do not select recirculated air position while Auto defogging system is operating.
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