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

Removal

NOTE: • If replacing the side curtain 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.

• Review t h e i n t e r i o r t r im replacement procedure before d o i n g repair o r service, 4-door (see page 20-104), 2-door (see page 20-103).

• Removal of t h e s i de c u r t a i n a i r b a g must be d o n e a c c o r d i n g t o Precaution a n d Procedures (see page 24-25).

1. 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 m i n u t e s before s t a r t i n g work.

2. Remove t h e headliner (see page 20-140).

3. Disconnect t h e SRS f l o o r w i r e harness 2P c o n n e c t o r (A) f r om t h e s i d e c u r t a i n a i r b a g 2P connector.

4-Door

Left side shown; right side is similar.


Left side shown; right side is similar.

2-Door

Left side shown; right side is similar.


Left side shown; right side is similar.

4. Remove t h e m o u n t i n g bolts (A) a n d m o u n t i n g bolts (B) f r om t h e bracket. Detach t h e c l i p s (C), t h e n r e m o v e t h e side c u r t a i n a i r b a g (D).

4-Door

Left side shown; right side is similar.


Left side shown; right side is similar.

2-Door

Left side shown; right side is similar.


Left side shown; right side is similar.

Installation

NOTE: • If replacing the side curtain airbag after deployment refer to Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment (see page 24-208) f o r a c o m p l e t e list o f other parts t h a t must also be replaced.

• Installation of t h e side c u r t a in airbag must be d o n e according t o precautions and procedures (see page 24-25).

• If t h e a i r b a g is f r a y e d , o r has a n y o t h e r v i s i b l e damage, replace it. Do not a t t e m p t t o repair a n airbag.

• When y o u install t h e airbag, make sure it is not t w i s t e d , a n d t h a t it is n o t caught between t h e i n f l a t o r bracket by t he bracket bolts.

• Make sure that t h e side curtain a i r b a g i n f l a t o r retainer is i n s t a l l ed p r o p e r l y . Otherwise t h e a i r b a g c o u l d incorrectly deploy and cause damage or injuries.

• If t h e r e is a n y damage t o t h e side c u r t a i n a i r b a g , d o not t r y t o repair it. Replace a n y d a m a g e d side c u r t a in airbag.

1. Place t h e side c u r t a in airbag assembly o n t h e side o f t h e roof, a n d fit its c l i p s (A) i n to t h e holes in t h e body. Tighten t he side c u r t a in airbag m o u n t i n g b o l ts (B) a n d n e w m o u n t i n g bolts (C) t o t h e specified t o r q u e , a n d t h e c l ip is pushed until s t o p p i n g .

4-Door

2-Door


2-Door

2. Connect t h e SRS f l o o r w i r e harness 2P connector (A) t o t h e


2. Connect t h e SRS f l o o r w i r e harness 2P connector (A) t o t h e side c u r t a i n airbag 2P connector.

4-Door


3. Do t h e b a t t e r y t e r m i n a l reconnection procedure (see page


3. 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).

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 side c u r t a i n 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 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.

6. Install all r e m o v e d parts in reverse order of r e m o v a l , If any c l i p s are stress-whitened, replace t h e m w i t h n ew ones.

7. C o n f i rm proper headliner/pillar t r im overlap (see page 24-210).

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