CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION


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Warning
• Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the service warnings and cautions before handling the air bag module. (See SERVICE WARNINGS.) (See SERVICE CAUTIONS.)

1. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more.

3. Remove the following parts:

(1) A-pillar trim (See A-PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
(2) Rear seat (See REAR SEAT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
(3) Tire house trim (See TIRE HOUSE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
(4) Rear pillar trim (See REAR PILLAR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
(5) Headliner (See HEADLINER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
(6) Head impact pad (See HEAD IMPACT PAD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

4. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

1
Connector
2
Bolt
3
Curtain air bag module

5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

6. When the ignition switch is turned to the ON position verify that the air bag system warning light illuminates for approx. 6 s and goes out.

• If the air bag system warning light does not operate normally, refer to the on-board diagnostic system (air bag system) and perform inspection of the system.