KNEE AIRBAG ASSEMBLY ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

CAUTION:

Be sure to follow the correct removal and installation procedures of the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly.

PROCEDURE


  1. INSPECT LOWER NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL AIRBAG ASSEMBLY (for Vehicle not Involved in Collision)


    1. Perform a diagnostic system check.

      for Type A:

      Click here

      for Type B:

      Click here

      for Type C:

      Click here

    2. Visually check for defects with the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly installed on the vehicle.


      1. The defects are as follows:


        • Cuts on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        • Small cracks on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        • Significant discoloration on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        OK
        No defects are found.

        Tech Tips

        If any of the defects is found, replace the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly with a new one.

  2. INSPECT LOWER NO. 1 INSTRUMENT PANEL AIRBAG ASSEMBLY (for Vehicle Involved in Collision and Airbag not Deployed)


    1. Perform a diagnostic system check.

      for Type A:

      Click here

      for Type B:

      Click here

      for Type C:

      Click here

    2. Visually check for defects with the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly removed from the vehicle.


      1. The defects are as follows:


        • Cuts on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        • Small cracks on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        • Significant discoloration on the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly

        • Cracks or other damage to the connector

        • Deformation or cracks on the instrument panel or instrument panel reinforcement

        OK
        No defects are found.

        Tech Tips

        If any of the defects is found, replace the lower No. 1 instrument panel airbag assembly, instrument panel or instrument panel reinforcement with a new one.