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AIR BAG MODULE AND PRE-TENSIONER SEAT BELT DEPLOYMENT PROCEDURES

WARNING:

CAUTION:

Deployment Procedure for Inside of Vehicle

1. Inspect the SST (Deployment tool). (See INSPECTION OF SST (DEPLOYMENT TOOL).)
2. Move the vehicle to an open space, away from strong winds, and close all of the vehicle doors and windows.
3. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
4. Remove the battery cover.
5. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
6. Follow the procedure below for operating (deploying) the applicable air bag module or pre-tensioner seat belt.

Driver-side Air Bag Module

WARNING:

NOTE:

1. Remove the driver-side air bag module.

(See DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Connect the SSTs (Adapter harness) to the driver-side air bag module as shown in the figure.

3. Install the driver-side air bag module. (See DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
4. Connect the SSTs (Deployment tool) to the SSTs (Adapter harness).

5. Connect both SSTs (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
6. Verify that the red lamp on both SSTs (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
7. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
8. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) connected with 49 L066 002 (a yellow connector) of the SST (Adapter harness), and after 3 s, press the activation switch on the other SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the air bag module (both inflators).

WARNING:

9. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Passenger-side Air Bag Module

WARNING:

NOTE:

1. Remove the glove compartment. (See GLOVE COMPARTMENT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
2. Disconnect the passenger-side air bag module connector.
3. Connect the SSTs (Adapter harness) to the passenger-side air bag module as shown in the figure.

4. Connect the SSTs (Deployment tool) to the SSTs (Adapter harness).

5. Connect both SSTs (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
6. Verify that the red lamp on both SSTs (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
7. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
8. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) connected with 49 L066 002 (a yellow connector) of the SST (Adapter harness), and after 3 s, press the activation switch on the other SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the air bag module (both inflators).

WARNING:

9. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Side Air Bag Module

1. Disconnect the seat connector.
2. Connect the SST (Adapter harness) to the side air bag module as shown in the figure.

3. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the SST (Adapter harness).

4. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
5. Verify that the red lamp on the SST (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
6. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
7. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the side air bag module.

8. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Pre-tensioner Seat Belt

1. Remove the back trim.

(See BACK TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Remove the pre-tensioner seat belt and connect the SST (Adapter harness) as shown in the figure. (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

3. Install the pre-tensioner seat belt.
4. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the SST (Adapter harness).

5. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
6. Verify that the red lamp on the SST (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
7. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
8. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the pre-tensioner seat belt.

9. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Deployment Procedure for Outside of Vehicle

1. Inspect the SST (Deployment tool).

(See INSPECTION OF SST (DEPLOYMENT TOOL).)

2. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
3. Remove the battery cover.
4. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
5. Follow the procedure below for operating (deploying) the applicable air bag module or pre-tensioner seat belt.

Driver-side Air Bag Module

WARNING:

1. Remove the driver-side air bag module.

(See DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Connect the SSTs (Adapter harness) to the driver-side air bag module as shown in the figure.

3. Place the driver-side air bag module on the center of the tire wheel with the padded surface facing up. To secure the air bag module to the tire wheel, wrap a wire (cross section 1.25 mm2 {0.002 in2} or more) through the wheel and the bolt installation holes of the air bag module at least 4 times.

WARNING:

4. Stack three tires without wheels on top of the tire with the driver-side air bag module, and then stack another tire with a wheel on the very top.

5. Secure the tires with wire.

6. Connect the SSTs (Deployment tool) to the SSTs (Adapter harness).

7. Connect both SSTs (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
8. Verify that the red lamp on both SSTs (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
9. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
10. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) connected with 49 L066 002 (a yellow connector) of the SST (Adapter harness), and after 3 s, press the activation switch on the other SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the air bag module (both inflators).

WARNING:

11. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Passenger-side Air Bag Module

WARNING:

1. Remove the passenger-side air bag module.

(See PASSENGER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Connect the SSTs (Adapter harness) to the passenger-side air bag module as shown in the figure.

3. Place the padded surface of the passenger-side air bag module facing the center of the tire as shown in the figure. To secure the air bag module to the tire wheel, wrap a wire (cross section 1.25 mm2 {0.002 in2} or more) through the tire and the brackets at least 4 times as shown in the figure.

WARNING:

4. Stack the tire with the passenger-side air bag module on top of two tires without wheels. Stack a tire without a wheel on top of the tire with the passenger-side air bag module, and then stack another tire with a wheel on the very top.

5. Secure the tires with wire.

6. Connect the SSTs (Deployment tool) to the SSTs (Adapter harness).

7. Connect both SSTs (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
8. Verify that the red lamp on both SSTs (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
9. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
10. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) connected with 49 L066 002 (a yellow connector) of the SST (Adapter harness), and after 3 s, press the activation switch on the other SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the air bag module (both inflators).

WARNING:

11. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Side Air Bag Module

1. Remove the side air bag module.

(See SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Install the nuts to the side air bag module as shown in the figure, and connect the SST (Adapter harness).

3. Place the padded surface of the side air bag module facing the center of the tire as shown in the figure. To secure the air bag module to the tire wheel, wrap a wire (cross section 1.25 mm2 {0.002 in2} or more) through the tire and around the bolts at least 4 times.

WARNING:

4. Connect the SST (Adapter harness) to the side air bag module as shown in the figure.

5. Stack the tire with the side air bag module on top of two tires without wheels. Stack a tire without a wheel on top of the tire with the side air bag module, and then stack another tire with a wheel on the very top.

6. Secure the tires with wire.

7. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the SST (Adapter harness).

8. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
9. Verify that the red lamp on the SST (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
10. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
11. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the side air bag module.

12. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).

Pre-tensioner Seat Belt

1. Remove the pre-tensioner seat belt.

(See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2. Connect the SST (Adapter harness) to the pre-tensioner seat belt as shown in the figure.

3. Put the pre-tensioner seat belt inside the tire and secure it to the tire by wrapping a wire (cross section of 1.25mm2 {0.002in2} or more) through the tire and the bolt installation holes at least 4 times.

WARNING:

4. Stack the tire with the pre-tensioner seat belt on to of two tires without wheels. Stack a tire without a wheel on top of the tire with the pre-tensioner seat belt, and then stack another tire with a wheel on the very top.

5. Secure the tires with wire.

6. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the SST (Adapter harness).

7. Connect the SST (Deployment tool) to the battery. Connect the power supply red clip to the positive battery terminal, and the black clip to the negative battery terminal.
8. Verify that the red lamp on the SST (Deployment tool) is illuminated.
9. Verify that all persons are standing at least 6 m {20 ft} away from the vehicle.
10. Press the activation switch on the SST (Deployment tool) to operate (deploy) the pre-tensioner seat belt.

11. Disconnect the SSTs (Deployment tool) from the SSTs (Adapter harness).


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