SIDE AIRBAG SENSOR (for Rear Side) REMOVAL

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

  • The procedure listed below is for the LH side.


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing Click here.

    Note

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

  2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    CAUTION:

    Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) 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.

  3. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SCUFF PLATE


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      Disengage the 10 claws and remove the front door scuff plate LH.

  4. DISCONNECT FRONT DOOR OPENING TRIM WEATHERSTRIP

    Tech Tips

    Disconnect the front door opening trim weatherstrip to the extent that allows the removal of the center pillar lower garnish.

  5. REMOVE REAR DOOR SCUFF PLATE


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      Disengage the 6 claws and remove the rear door scuff plate LH.

      Tech Tips

      Disengage the claws from the rear side of the scuff plate.

  6. DISCONNECT REAR DOOR OPENING TRIM WEATHERSTRIP

    Tech Tips

    Disconnect the rear door opening trim weatherstrip to the extent that allows the removal of the center pillar lower garnish.

  7. REMOVE CENTER PILLAR LOWER GARNISH


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      Disengage the 2 claws and 3 clips, and remove the center pillar lower garnish LH.

  8. REMOVE SIDE AIRBAG SENSOR ASSEMBLY


    1. Check that the ignition switch is off.

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

      CAUTION:

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

    3. Disconnect the connector from the side airbag sensor assembly.

      Note

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


      1. Push down the white housing lock and slide the yellow CPA. (At this time, the connector cannot be disconnected yet.)

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        *1 White Housing Lock *2 Yellow CPA
        *a Slide *b Push
      2. Push down the white housing lock again and disconnect the connector.

        Note

        Do not push down the part (A) shown in the illustration when disconnecting.

    4. Remove the bolt and side airbag sensor assembly from the vehicle body.

      Note

      Loosen the bolt while holding the side airbag sensor assembly because the side airbag sensor assembly pin (stopper) is easily damaged.

    5. After disconnecting the connector, check that the position of the white housing lock is correct as shown in the illustration.

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      *a Correct *b Incorrect