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

NOTE: If replacing the side 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 front seat (see page 20-194).

3. Remove the seat-back cover/pad: • 4-door (see page 20-221) • 2-door (see page 20-213) 4. Detach the harness clip (A) from the seat-back frame.

Remove the two mounting nuts (B) and the side airbag (C).

Installation


Installation

NOTE: • Ifthe side airbag l id is secured with tape, remove the tape, • Do not open the lid on the side airbag cover.

• Use n e w m o u n t i n g nuts t i g h t e n e d t o t h e s p e c i f i ed t o r q u e .

• Make s u r e t h a t t h e seat-back cover is i n s t a l l ed p r o p e r l y . I m p r o p e r i n s t a l l a t i on m a y prevent proper deployment.

• Be s u r e t o i n s t a l l t h e harness w i r e s so t h a t i t is n o t pinched o r i n t e r f e r i n g w i t h other parts.

1. T o r q u e t h e s i d e airbag (A) o n t h e seat-back f r a m e.

Install t h e t w o s i d e a i r b a g n e w m o u n t i n g nuts (B), t h e n install t h e harness c l ip (C).

2. Install t h e seat-back cover/pad in t h e reverse order of


2. Install t h e seat-back cover/pad in t h e reverse order of removal: • 4-door (see page 20-221) • 2-door (see p a g e 20-213) 3. Install t h e f r o n t seat (see page 20-194).

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

5. M o v e t h e f r o n t seat and t h e seat-back t h r o u g h their f u l l ranges o f m o v e m e n t , m a k i n g sure t h e harness w i r e s are n o t p i n c h e d or i n t e r f e r i n g w i t h other parts.

6. Clear a n y DTCs w i t h t h e HDS (see p a g e 24-38).

7. A f t e r i n s t a l l i ng t h e s i de 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 : T u r n t h e i g n i t i o n s w i t c h t o O N (II); t h e SRS indicator should come on for about 6 seconds a nd t h e n g o off.

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