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PASSENGER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

WARNING:

1. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
2. Remove the battery cover.
3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
4. Remove the glove compartment. (See GLOVE COMPARTMENT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
5. Remove in the order indicated in the table.



1

Cap

(See Cap Installation Note.)

2

Connector

(See Connector Removal Note.)

3

Screw A

4

Nut

5

Bracket

6

Screw B

7

Passenger-side air bag module

(See Passenger-side Air Bag Module Removal Note.)


6. Install in the reverse order of removal.
7. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
8. Verify that the air bag system warning light illuminates for approx. 6 s and goes out.

Passenger-side Air Bag Module Removal Note

1. Remove the passenger-side air bag module in the order indicated below.
a. Disengage the tab locks by sliding the passenger-side air bag module upward.
b. Slide the passenger-side air bag module rearward.
c. Remove the passenger-side air bag module by pulling it from the backside and then down.

Connector Removal Note

1. Using a flathead screwdriver, pry out the connector stopper plate.

2. Disconnect the connector.

Cap Installation Note

1. The cap cannot be reused. Replace the cap with a new one when the cap or the passenger-side air bag module has been removed.


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