REAR AIRBAG SENSOR (for TMC, TMMR Made) 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 REAR SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. B000IRWE01

      Lift up the front edge of the rear seat cushion assembly as shown in the illustration and disengage the 2 rear seat cushion frame hooks on the front side of the rear seat cushion assembly from the 2 rear seat cushion lock hooks.

      Standard Measurement
      a 100 mm (3.94 in.) or less

      Note

      Be sure to hold the part of the rear seat cushion assembly directly next to the rear seat cushion lock hooks when lifting it up. Lifting a different part of the rear seat cushion assembly may deform the rear seat cushion frame.

    2. w/ Seat Heater System:


      1. Disconnect the connector.

      2. B000KQW

        Disengage the 2 clamps.

    3. Pass the 2 rear seat inner belt assemblies through the rear seat cushion assembly and remove the rear seat cushion assembly.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  4. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION LOCK HOOK (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. B000LZB

      Disengage the 2 claws to remove the rear seat cushion lock hook as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Rear seat cushion lock hooks must not be reused.

      Tech Tips

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

  5. REMOVE REAR SIDE SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Fold Down Seat Type)


    1. Disconnect the rear seat outer belt assembly from the rear seat shoulder belt guide LH.

    2. B000HI6

      Remove the bolt.

    3. Disengage the hook and remove the rear side seatback assembly LH.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  6. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000HUCE01

      Lift up the front edge of the rear seat cushion assembly as shown in the illustration and disengage the 2 rear seat cushion frame hooks on the front side of the rear seat cushion assembly from the 2 rear seat cushion lock hooks.

      Standard Measurement
      a 100 mm (3.94 in.) or less

      Note

      Be sure to hold the part of the rear seat cushion assembly directly next to the rear seat cushion lock hooks when lifting it up. Lifting a different part of the rear seat cushion assembly may deform the rear seat cushion frame.

    2. Disconnect the 2 seat heater connectors.

    3. Pass the 2 rear seat inner belt assemblies through the rear seat cushion assembly and remove the rear seat cushion assembly.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the vehicle body.

  7. REMOVE REAR SEAT CUSHION LOCK HOOK (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000LZB

      Disengage the 2 claws to remove the rear seat cushion lock hook as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Rear seat cushion lock hooks must not be reused.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure as for the LH side.

  8. REMOVE REAR SEAT HEADREST ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)

  9. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK COVER (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000HOH

      Disengage the 4 claws and remove the 2 rear seatback covers.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure as for the LH side.

  10. REMOVE REAR SEATBACK ASSEMBLY (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. w/ Rear Seat Side Airbag:


      1. Disconnect each connector and clamp from the child restraint seat anchor bracket sub-assembly LH.

    2. Disengage the 2 rear seat belts from the 2 rear seat shoulder belt guides.

    3. B000HLQ

      Disengage the 2 hooks and disconnect the cover.

    4. Remove the 2 nuts, 2 bolts and rear seatback assembly LH.

  11. REMOVE REAR DOOR SCUFF PLATE (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000H7A

      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.

  12. DISCONNECT REAR DOOR OPENING TRIM WEATHERSTRIP (for Reclining Seat Type)

    Tech Tips

    Disconnect the rear door opening trim weatherstrip to the extent that allows the removal of the rear seat side garnish.

  13. REMOVE REAR SEAT SIDE GARNISH (for Reclining Seat Type)


    1. B000MZ6

      Remove the bolt.

    2. Disengage the claw, 2 clips and guide and remove the rear seat side garnish LH.

  14. REMOVE SIDE NO. 2 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 No. 2 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.)

        B000H9EE12
        Text in Illustration
        *1 White Housing Lock *2 Yellow CPA
        *a Connector Lock is Released - -
      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 the connector.

    4. B000M5F

      Remove the bolt and side No. 2 airbag sensor assembly from the vehicle body.

      Note

      Loosen the bolt while holding the side No. 2 airbag sensor assembly because the side No. 2 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.

      B000MUCE01
      Text in Illustration
      *a Incorrect *b Correct