Honda Accord: Driver's Airbag Replacement - SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) - Restraints - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Driver's Airbag Replacement

NOTE: If replacing the driver's airbag after deployment, refer to Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment (see page 24-208) for a complete list of.

other parts that must also be replaced.

Removal

1. Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure (see page 22-91), then wait at least 3 minutes before starting work.

2. Remove the access panel (A) from the steering wheel, then disconnect the driver's airbag 4P connector (B) from the cable reel 4P connector.

 

3. Remove the two TORX bolts (A) Using a TORX T30 bit.


3. Remove the two TORX bolts (A) Using a TORX T30 bit.

4. Remove the driver's airbag (B).


4. Remove the driver's airbag (B).

Installation

NOTE: If you are replacing a deployed airbag, inspect the cable reel for heat damage. If there is any damage, replace the cable reel.

1. Place the driver's airbag (A) in the steering wheel, and secure it with new TORX bolts (B), using a TORX T30 bit.

NOTE: Make sure the clearance (C) between the steering wheel and horn pad is the specified value.

2. Connect t h e d r i v e r ' s airbag 4P connector (A) t o t he


2. Connect t h e d r i v e r ' s airbag 4P connector (A) t o t he cable reel 4P connector, t h e n install t h e access panel (B) on the steering wheel.

3. Do u i o battery t e r m i n a l reconnection procedure (see


3. Do u i o battery t e r m i n a l reconnection procedure (see page 22-91).

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

5. A f t e r i n s t a l l i ng t h e a i r b a g , c o n f i rm proper s y s t em o p e r a t i o n : • Turn t h e i g n i t i o n s w i t c h t o ON (II); t h e SRS indicator s h o u l d c o m e o n f o r about 6 seconds and t h e n go off.

• Make sure t h e h o r n w o r k properly.

    Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment
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