KNEE AIRBAG ASSEMBLY (for Front Passenger Side) REMOVAL


  1. PRECAUTION

    CAUTION:

    Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing Click here.

    Note

    w/ Navigation System for HDD:

    After the power switch is turned off, the display and navigation module display (HDD navigation system) records various types of memory and settings. As a result, after turning the power switch off, make sure to wait for the time specified in the following table before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal.

    Waiting Time before Disconnecting Cable from Negative (-) Battery Terminal
    Specification Waiting Time
    w/o Telematics Transceiver 60 sec.
    w/ Telematics Transceiver 120 sec.
  2. REMOVE REAR DECK FLOOR BOX


    1. A01NDSY

      Remove the 3 clips and the rear deck floor box.

  3. 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.

  4. REMOVE FRONT DOOR SCUFF PLATE RH

    Tech Tips

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

  5. REMOVE COWL SIDE TRIM SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

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

  6. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL GARNISH RH (w/o Airbag Cut Off Switch)

    Tech Tips

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

  7. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL GARNISH RH (w/ Airbag Cut Off Switch)


    1. A01NGJB

      Using moulding remover B, disengage the 6 clips as shown in the illustration.

    2. Disconnect the connector and remove the instrument panel garnish RH.

  8. REMOVE SHIFT LEVER KNOB SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A01NGN8

      Turn the shift lever knob sub-assembly counterclockwise and remove the shift lever knob sub-assembly.

  9. REMOVE UPPER CONSOLE PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A01NGRU

      Move the shift lever to N.

    2. Pull the upper console panel sub-assembly in the direction indicated by the arrow to disengage the 4 claws and 4 clips.

    3. w/o Seat Heater System:


      1. Disconnect the connector from the console box hole cover.

    4. A01NDQX

      w/ Seat Heater System:


      1. Disengage the 4 claws.

      2. Disconnect the connector and remove the seat heater switch assembly.

    5. A01NEP7

      Pull the upper console panel sub-assembly in the direction indicated by the arrow to disengage the 3 claws and 3 clips.

    6. Disconnect each connector.

    7. Disengage the clamp and remove the upper console panel sub-assembly.

  10. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL


    1. A01NHYG

      Pull the lower instrument panel finish panel in the direction indicated by the arrow to disengage the 7 clips and remove the lower instrument panel finish panel.

  11. REMOVE NO. 2 INSTRUMENT PANEL UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A01NI0M

      Disengage the 4 claws and 2 guides as shown in the illustration.

    2. Disconnect the connector and remove the No. 2 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  12. REMOVE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE KNEE AIRBAG ASSEMBLY

    CAUTION:

    When storing the front passenger side knee airbag assembly, keep the airbag deployment side facing upward.


    1. Check that the power 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. A01NFX4E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Put protective tape around the front passenger side knee airbag assembly.

    4. A01NFZX

      Remove the 3 bolts.

    5. Disengage the claw and 2 pins to separate the front passenger side knee airbag assembly.

    6. A01NDT8E01
      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Using a screwdriver with the tip wrapped with protective tape, disconnect the airbag connector to remove the front passenger side knee airbag assembly.

      Note

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