KNEE AIRBAG ASSEMBLY (for Driver 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 LH


    1. A01NHW7

      Disengage the 7 claws, 4 clips and guide, and remove the front door scuff plate LH.

      Tech Tips

      A part of the clip remains on the vehicle side.

    2. w/ Illumination:


      1. Disconnect the connector.

  5. REMOVE COWL SIDE TRIM SUB-ASSEMBLY LH


    1. A01NFZB

      Remove the clip.

    2. Disengage the 2 clips and remove the cowl side trim sub-assembly LH.

  6. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY (for LHD)


    1. A01NG9O

      Remove the 2 screws <D>.

    2. A01NE3Q

      Disengage the claw and 2 guides as shown in the illustration.

    3. Disconnect each connector.

    4. Disengage each clamp and remove the No. 1 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  7. REMOVE NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY (for RHD)


    1. A01NF7E

      Remove the 2 screws <D>.

    2. A01NHV4

      Disengage the claw and 2 guides as shown in the illustration.

    3. Disconnect each connector.

    4. Disengage each clamp and remove the No. 1 instrument panel under cover sub-assembly.

  8. REMOVE INSTRUMENT PANEL GARNISH LH


    1. A01NGMK

      Using moulding remover B, disengage the 6 clips and remove the instrument panel garnish LH as shown in the illustration.

  9. REMOVE NO. 1 SWITCH HOLE BASE


    1. A01NFNE

      Push the No. 1 switch hole base in the direction indicated by the arrow to disengage the 4 claws and 2 guides.

    2. Disconnect each connector and remove the No. 1 switch hole base.

  10. REMOVE LOWER INSTRUMENT PANEL FINISH PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A01NGE1

      Disengage the 2 claws and open the cover as shown in the illustration.

    2. A01NG78

      Remove the 2 screws <D>.

    3. Disengage the 8 clips and 2 guides.

    4. Disconnect each connector and remove the lower instrument panel finish panel sub-assembly.

  11. REMOVE DRIVER SIDE KNEE AIRBAG ASSEMBLY

    CAUTION:

    When storing the driver 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. A01NHD8

      Remove the 4 bolts.

    4. Disengage the 2 claws and 2 hooks to separate the driver side knee airbag assembly.

    5. A01NHO2E01

      Disengage the claw to remove the hood lock control cable.

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

      Text in Illustration
      *1 Protective Tape

      Note

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