STEERING PAD REMOVAL

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing Click here.

    Note

    After turning the power switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the auxiliary battery terminal notices before proceeding with work Click here.

  2. REMOVE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT MAT SUB-ASSEMBLY (w/ Spare Tire)

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  3. REMOVE DECK BOARD ASSEMBLY (w/o Spare Tire)

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  4. REMOVE DECK TRIM SIDE BOARD LH (w/o Spare Tire)


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      Detach the 2 clips and remove the deck trim side board LH.

  5. REMOVE BATTERY SERVICE HOLE COVER LH


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      *A for Standard
      *B for Ottoman
      *1 Fastening Tape

      Detach the clip, fastening tape and remove the battery service hole cover LH.

  6. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM AUXILIARY BATTERY NEGATIVE TERMINAL

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  7. REMOVE LOWER NO. 3 STEERING WHEEL COVER

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    *1 Protective Tape

    1. Put protective tape around the lower No. 3 steering wheel cover.

    2. Using a screwdriver, detach the claw to remove the lower No. 3 steering wheel cover.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  8. REMOVE LOWER NO. 2 STEERING WHEEL COVER

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    *1 Protective Tape

    1. Put protective tape around the lower No. 2 steering wheel cover.

    2. Using a screwdriver, detach the claw to remove the lower No. 2 steering wheel cover.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  9. REMOVE STEERING PAD

    CAUTION:

    When storing the steering pad, keep the airbag deployment side facing upward.


    1. Check that the power switch is off.

    2. Check that the cable is disconnected from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal.

      CAUTION:

      Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal to disable the SRS system.

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      *1 Torsion Spring

      Using a screwdriver, push the 3 torsion springs to detach the 3 pins as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      Insert the screwdriver into the installation holes in the lower No. 3 steering wheel cover and lower No. 2 steering wheel cover.

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      Pull out the steering pad from the steering wheel assembly and support the steering pad with one hand.

      Note


      • When removing the steering pad, do not pull the airbag wire harness.

      • Do not drop the steering pad.

    5. Using a screwdriver release the 2 airbag connector locks.

    6. Using a screwdriver disconnect the 2 airbag connectors from the steering pad.

      Note

      When disconnecting airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness.

    7. Disconnect the horn connector from the steering pad to remove the steering pad.