Honda Accord: Cable Reel Replacement - SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) - Restraints - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Cable Reel Replacement

Removal

1. Make sure t h e f r o n t w h e e l s are a l i g n e d straight ahead.

2. Do t h e b a t t e r y t e r m i n a l d i s c o n n e c t i o n procedure (see page 22-91), t h e n w a i t at least 3 minutes.

3. Remove t h e d r i v e r ' s a i r b a g (see p a g e 24-211).

4. Disconnect t h e c a b le reel subharness 20P connector (A) f r om t h e c a b le reel, t h e n r e m o v e t h e s t e e r i ng wheel bolt (B).

5. C o n f i rm t h a t t h e f r o n t w h e e l s point straight ahead,


5. C o n f i rm t h a t t h e f r o n t w h e e l s point straight ahead, t h e n remove t h e s t e e r i n g wheel w i t h a s t e e r i n g wheel puller (see page 17-6). D o not t a p o n t h e s t e e r i ng wheel o r s t e e r i ng c o l u m n shaft w h e n r e m o v i n g t he steering w h e e l.

6. Remove the upper and lower column covers (see page 20-181).

7. Disconnect the dashboard wire harness 4P connector (A) from the cable reel 4P connector (B), then disconnect the dashboard wire harness 20P connector (C) from the cable reel (D).

8. Release the lock tab (A) under the cable reel connector


8. Release the lock tab (A) under the cable reel connector with a 90 В° hook shaped tool (B). Slide the tool below the cable reel connector just above the lock tab.

Release the lower lock tab (C), and slide the cable reel off the column.

Installation


Installation

1. Before installing the steering wheel, make sure front wheels are aligned straight ahead.

2. If not already done, disconnect the negative cable from the battery, then wait at least 3 minutes.

3. Set the turn signal canceling sleeve (A) so that the projections (B) are aligned vertically.

4. Carefully install the cable reel (A) on the steering


4. Carefully install the cable reel (A) on the steering column shaft. Then connect the disconnect the dashboard wire harness 20P connector (B) to the cable reel, and connect the cable reel 4P connector (C) to the dashboard wire harness 4P connector (D).

5. Install the upper and lower column covers (see page


5. Install the upper and lower column covers (see page 20-181).

6. Before Installing the steering wheel, make sure the front wheels are pointing ahead, then center the cable reel (A). Do t h i s by first rotating the cable reel clockwise until it stops. Then rotate it" counterclockwise ^(iabout t h r e e turns) until the arrow mark (B) on the cable reel label points straight up.

7. Position the two tabs (A) of the turn signal canceling


7. Position the two tabs (A) of the turn signal canceling sleeve-(B) as shown, and install the. steering wheel on to the steering column shaft, making sure the steering wheel hub '(C) engages the pins (D) of the cable reel and tabs of the turn signal canceling sleeve. Do not' tap on the steering wheel or steering column shaft when installing the steering wheel.

8. Install the steering wheel bolt (A), and tighten it to the


8. Install the steering wheel bolt (A), and tighten it to the specified torque, then connect the cable reel subharness 20P connector (B).

9. Install t h e d r i v e r ' s a i r b a g (see page 24-211).


9. Install t h e d r i v e r ' s a i r b a g (see page 24-211).

10. D o t h e b a t t e r y t e r m i n a l reconnection procedure (see page 22-91).

11 Clear any DTCs w i t h t h e HDS (see page 24-38).

12. A f t e r i n s t a l l i n g t h e cable reel, c o n f i rm proper system o p e r a t i o n : • Turn t h e ignition switch t o O N (II); t h e SRS indicator s h o u l d c o m e o n f o r about.6 seconds a n d t h e n go off. • After t h e SRS indicator has t u r n e d off, t u r n t he s t e e r i n g wheel f u l l y left a n d r i g h t t o c o n f i rm t h e SRS indicator does not c o m e on.

• Make s u r e t h e h o r n a n d t u r n signal switches work p r o p e r l y .

• Make s u r e t h e s t e e r i n g wheel switches work p r o p e r l y .

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