STEERING PAD INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for RHD and LHD vehicles.

  • The procedure listed below is for LHD vehicles.

PROCEDURE


  1. INSTALL STEERING PAD


    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.

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      *a Connector Lock

      Support the steering pad with one hand.

    4. Connect the airbag connector and lock the connector lock.

      Note


      • When handling the airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness.

      • Be sure only connect the connectors to each corresponding color.

      Tech Tips

      Use the same procedure to connect the airbag connector on the other side.

    5. Connect the horn connector.

    6. Set the steering pad to the steering wheel assembly.

    7. Check that the airbag wire harness and horn wire harness are not pinched.

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      *a Upper Pin
      *b Lower Pin

      Press the steering pad with both hands to attach the 2 upper pins to the 2 torsion springs.

    9. Press the steering pad with both hands to attach the lower pin to the torsion spring.

      Note

      After installation, try to pull the steering pad and check that the steering pad is securely installed.

  2. INSTALL LOWER NO. 3 STEERING WHEEL COVER


    1. Attach the guide and claw to install the lower No. 3 steering wheel cover.

  3. INSTALL LOWER NO. 2 STEERING WHEEL COVER


    1. Attach the guide and claw to install the lower No. 2 steering wheel cover.

  4. CONNECT CABLE TO NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

    Note

    When disconnecting the cable, some systems need to be initialized after the cable is reconnected Click here.

  5. INSPECT STEERING PAD


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

      Cuts, minute cracks or marked discoloration on the steering pad top surface or in the grooved portion.

    2. Make sure that the horn sounds.

      Tech Tips

      If the horn does not sound, inspect the horn system Click here.

  6. CHECK SRS WARNING LIGHT


    1. Check the SRS warning light Click here.