STEERING PAD REMOVAL


  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 LOWER NO. 3 STEERING WHEEL COVER


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      *1 Protective Tape

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

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

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  4. REMOVE LOWER NO. 2 STEERING WHEEL COVER


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      *A w/o Cruise Control System
      *B w/ Cruise Control System
      *1 Protective Tape

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

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

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

  5. REMOVE STEERING PAD

    CAUTION:

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


    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. Using a T30 "TORX" socket wrench, loosen the 2 "TORX" screws until the groove along the screw circumference catches on the screw case.

    4. Pull the steering pad toward you.

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      *A w/o Steering Pad Switch *B w/ Steering Pad Switch
    5. Disconnect the horn connector from the steering pad.

    6. Using a screwdriver, release the airbag connector lock.

      Tech Tips

      Tape the screwdriver tip before use.

    7. Disconnect the airbag connector and remove the steering pad as shown in the illustration.

      Note

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

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      *A w/o Steering Pad Switch *B w/ Steering Pad Switch
      *1 Protective Tape *2 Connector Lock