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Removal and Installation




  • Before servicing, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery terminals and wait at least three minutes.
  • Before disconnecting the air bag sensor unit harness connector, be sure to disconnect the harness connector of each air bag module and pre-tensioner seat belt to prevent air bag deployment by static electricity.
  • Do not use air tools or electric tools for servicing.
  • Do not use old bolts after removal; replace with new bolts.
  • Do not cause an impact to the diagnosis sensor unit by dropping etc. Replace the diagnosis sensor unit if it has been dropped or sustained an impact.
  • Replace the diagnosis sensor unit of deployed SRS air bag and deployed SRS front seat belt pre-tensioner.
  1. Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals, then wait at least three minutes.
  2. Disconnect connector of each air bag module and seat belt pre-tensioner. Refer to See: Air Bag Systems\Air Bag\Service and Repair\Driver Air Bag Module\Removal And Installation, See: Air Bag Systems\Air Bag\Service and Repair\Front Passenger Air Bag Module, See: Air Bag Systems\Side Air Bag\Service and Repair\Side Curtain Air Bag Module, See: Body and Frame\Seats\Service and Repair\Removal and Replacement\Front Seat\Removal And Installation\Coupe, See: Seat Belt Systems\Seat Belt\Service and Repair\Removal and Replacement\Front Seat Belt\Removal And Installation.
  3. Remove the center console. Refer to See: Body and Frame\Interior Moulding / Trim\Console\Service and Repair\Disassembly And Assembly.
  4. Disconnect the diagnosis sensor unit harness connectors.
  5. Remove the bolts, then remove the diagnosis sensor unit.

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.


After replacing the diagnosis sensor unit, confirm that the diagnosis sensor unit identification is correct for the vehicle as equipped. Refer to See: Air Bag Systems\Testing and Inspection\Scan Tool Testing and Procedures\On Board Diagnostic (OBD) System\CONSULT-III Function (Air Bag).