STEERING PAD ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION


  1. CHECK STEERING PAD (VEHICLE NOT INVOLVED IN COLLISION AND AIRBAG NOT DEPLOYED)


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      Perform a diagnostic system check Click here.

    2. With the steering pad installed on the vehicle, perform a visual check. If there are any defects as mentioned below, replace the steering pad switch with a new one:

      Cuts, minute cracks, or marked discoloration on the steering pad switch.

  2. CHECK STEERING PAD (VEHICLE INVOLVED IN COLLISION AND AIRBAG NOT DEPLOYED)


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      *1 Steering Pad Contact Plate

      Perform a diagnostic system check Click here.

    2. With the steering pad removed from the vehicle, perform a visual check. If there are any defects as mentioned below, replace the steering pad or steering pad switch with a new one:


      • Cuts, minute cracks, or marked discoloration on the steering pad.

      • Cracks or other damage to the connectors.

      • Deformation or cracks in the steering pad contact plate.

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        *1 Steering Pad Contact Plate

      CAUTION:

      For removal and installation procedures of the steering pad, be sure to follow the correct procedure.