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Can seat memory be added later?
« October 06, 2019, 05:35:03 »
Hi
I have a 2019 i30 with the driver power seat but did not have the memory option in my package. Is there any way I can have that installed by the dealer (or someone else) to the car? I've seen that seat memory buttons are available on upper versions of i30 and i30N, so this part should exist.
Seems like it could be modular enough to add, even if it took some work.


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Re: Can seat memory be added later?
« Reply #1 : October 06, 2019, 06:02:10 »
 :welcumwagon: This was the best I could find on the net...

:link: DIY: Memory Seats For Free - YouTube

I couldn't find much if anything on adding memory seats to any brand that didn't have them. Proper memory seat setups usually adjust the outside mirrors automatically as well which wouldn't be a simple add-on.

The best and most economical option I can think of would be finding a wrecked late model Hyundai with the necessary parts to cannibalize and transfer.
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Re: Can seat memory be added later?
« Reply #2 : October 06, 2019, 07:45:33 »
Actually, given the existing power mirrors and electric power driver seat, it looks that the only missing part is memory buttons with some electronic chip attached. I even could suspect that cabling is ready already. So of course it should be original Hyundai part to add. The question is if somebody tried it, how was it and where can I order such parts (eBay etc.)?
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Re: Can seat memory be added later?
« Reply #3 : October 06, 2019, 07:54:43 »
Actually, given the existing power mirrors and electric power driver seat, it looks that the only missing part is memory buttons with some electronic chip attached. I even could suspect that cabling is ready already. So of course it should be original Hyundai part to add. The question is if somebody tried it, how was it and where can I order such parts (eBay etc.)?

I'm sure if it was easy some on here would have tried it. We have well over 11,000 members from I estimate 80 countries.  I can't recall it ever being discussed before. I still think a wreckers yard would be a good start because ai suspect parts from other Hyundai models and even kia may be interchangeable. After all, a seat is a seat and a mirror is a mirror. Within brands and sister brands the differences are usually only cosmetic.
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Re: Can seat memory be added later?
« Reply #4 : October 06, 2019, 23:12:29 »
@mobzy
Virgin territory here.
Looks like you're the pioneer for this modification.  :clapthanks:
Take plenty of pic's,  write down directions, a tally of cost and keep us posted.
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