Honda Accord: ODS Unit Operation Check - SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) - Restraints - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: ODS Unit Operation Check

Check the ODS operation after any of these actions: • Replacement of front passenger's seat component(s) (except ODS unit and/or weight sensors)

• After a vehicle collision

• SRS unit replacement

Preoperation Check Setup

• Make sure all the components of the front passenger's seat are correctly installed.

• Position the front passenger's seat to the rearmost position. Adjust the seat-back to the forward most position. Do not move the seat from this position.

• Make sure nothing is on the front passenger's seat.

• Make sure there is nothing in the front passenger's seat-back pocket.

• Keep the windows and the moonroof closed.

• Do all calibration procedures, except test-driving, in the service bay.

• Make sure the vehicle is on level ground.

• Turn the heater and the A/C off. .

• Do not touch the passenger's seat during the operation check.

• Do not expose the front passenger's seat to sudden temperature changes.

• Make sure all aftermarket devices such as amplifiers, fluorescent light, air purifiers, CB or HAM radios, etc.

are turned off.

After Replacing Front Passenger's Seat Component(s)

1. Make sure the ignition switch is in LOCK (0).

2. Connect the HDS to the data link connector (DLC) (A).

3. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).


3. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

4. Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle and the SRS unit. If it does not communicate, troubleshoot the DLC circuit (see page 11-181).

5. Drive the vehicle, accelerate to 20 mph (36 km/h), then stop on level ground.

6. From the HDS Main Menu, select SRS, then Inspection. In the Inspection Menu, select SEAT OUTPUT CHECK. Follow the prompts until the ODS unit operation check has been completed.

7. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

8. Disconnect the HDS from the DLC.

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