The ventilated seats will only function when the engine is running.
Cooled Seat Button  To operate the ventilated seats:
Press the ventilated seat symbol to cycle through the various cooling settings and off. Cooler settings are indicated by more indicator lights.
If the engine falls below 350 RPM while the ventilated seats are on, the feature will turn itself off and you will need to reactivate it.
Heated and ventilated seat air filter replacement (if equipped)
Your vehicle is equipped with lifetime air filters that are integrated with the seats. Regular maintenance or replacement is not needed.