Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.
The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.
Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing Click here.
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 negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal notices before proceeding with work Click here.
REMOVE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT MAT SUB-ASSEMBLY (w/ Spare Tire)
REMOVE DECK BOARD ASSEMBLY (w/o Spare Tire)
REMOVE DECK TRIM SIDE BOARD LH (w/o Spare Tire)
Detach the 2 clips and remove the deck trim side board LH.
REMOVE BATTERY SERVICE HOLE COVER LH
Detach the clip, fastening tape and remove the battery service hole cover LH.
DISABLE AUTOAWAY/RETURN FUNCTION
Disable the auto away/return function by changing the customize parameter Click here.
Record the current customize parameter setting (whether the auto away/return function is enabled or disabled) in order to restore the current setting after finishing the operation.
Performing the above operation disables the auto away/return function when the power switch is turned off.
Turn the power switch on (IG). Operate the tilt and telescopic switch to fully extend and lower the steering column assembly.
Turn the power switch off.
DISCONNECT CABLE FROM AUXILIARY BATTERY NEGATIVE TERMINAL
Disconnect the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal.
Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) auxiliary battery terminal to disable the SRS system.
When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.
REMOVE STEERING WHEEL ASSEMBLY
REMOVE STEERING COLUMN COVER
REMOVE SPIRAL CABLE SUB-ASSEMBLY WITH SENSOR
Do not replace the spiral cable sub-assembly with the auxiliary battery connected and the power switch on (IG).
Do not rotate the spiral cable sub-assembly with the auxiliary battery connected and the power switch on (IG).
Ensure that the steering wheel is installed and aligned straight when inspecting the steering sensor.
Slide the slider to release the lock, and then disconnect the yellow airbag connector from the spiral cable sub-assembly with sensor.
When handling the airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness.
Disconnect the other connector from the spiral cable sub-assembly with sensor.
Detach the 3 claws to remove the spiral cable sub-assembly with sensor.
REMOVE STEERING SENSOR
Detach the 6 claws to remove the spiral cable subassembly from the steering sensor.