Chevy Equinox: How to Set The Seat Memory

Setting the Seat Memory in your Chevy Equinox allows the system to recognize your personal preferences such as seat position, inside and outside mirror angles, and the location of the steering wheel (For some models). You set it once and each time you start the vehicle each of these automatically move to your chosen settings.

The Equinox comes with two Remote Keyless Entry/Key Fobs which can be programmed for 2 separate drivers and will be stored allowing all settings to recall upon pressing the START button. You can ask your dealer which remote is number 1 and 2, or you will be notified by the Digital screen when you start the vehicle.

NOTE: If you are unable to set the Seat Memory on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual. 

Memory buttons are located on the side of the Driver’s seat or in some models on the inside of the door panel. Follow these uncomplicated steps to set your seat memory.

  1. Start your vehicle. Within the dash panel, you will see YOU ARE DRIVER 1 or 2 FOR MEMORY FEATURES.
  2. Performing FAST, press the SET button. You will hear a BEEP.
  3. Immediately press and HOLD your Keyless Remote number, either the 1 or 2, until you hear 2 BEEPS. If you do not hear the beeps you need to repeat the steps faster.

*Memory should be SET! Do the exact same for programming the other remote. Each time you enter the vehicle, press your designated number to resume your memory settings.


To Turn OFF and STORE Your Seat Memory When You Exit

 

If you want the steering wheel and seat to move back to its original positions making it easier for you to EXIT the vehicle and then access the EXIT mode each time you get out, apply these few steps:

  1. Move your seat and steering wheel to a position which allows you to exit comfortably.
  2. Performing FAST, press and HOLD the SET button until it BEEPS.
  3. Immediately press and HOLD the EXIT button until it beeps TWICE. Memory is now Stored! If you do not hear the beeps you need to repeat the steps faster.

*Each time you are getting out of the vehicle and want to apply the EXIT settings just press and hold the EXIT button. 


To Set The Exit Feature Each Time You Open The Door

This allows the seat and the steering wheel to provide more room.

  1. Via your Digital Screen, Touch SETTINGS.
  2. Touch VEHICLE.
  3. Touch either the SEATING POSITION or COMFORT and CONVENIENCE button depending on your model.
  4. Touch ON for SEAT ENTRY MEMORY and SEAT EAST EXIT.

*Memory SET! 


To Turn ON/OFF Seat Memory Via The Digital Screen

  1. Start your vehicle.
  2. Touch VEHICLE.
  3. Touch either the SEATING POSITION or COMFORT and CONVENIENCE button depending on your model.
  4. Touch SEAT ENTRY MEMORY.
  5. Touch ON or OFF.

2 thoughts on “Chevy Equinox: How to Set The Seat Memory”

  1. The manual on my 2018 Equinox Premier says to pull out the lock lever under the seat. I cannot find a lock lever as shown. I followed the seat memory set without finding the lock/unlock lever. It just keeps returning to a previous memory setting, from I guess the previous owner. Help!!

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