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Honda Fit: SRS Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment

Second generation (2007-2021) / Honda Fit 2007-2021 Repair Manual / Body / Restraints / Secondary / SRS Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment

NOTE:

After a collision where the seat belt tensioners deployed, replace these items:

After a collision where the front airbag(s) deployed, replace these items:

After a collision where the side airbag(s) deployed, replace these items:

After a collision where a side curtain airbag has deployed, replace the items for the side(s) that deployed:

After a moderate to severe side or rear collision, inspect for any damage on the side curtain airbag or other related components. Replace the components as needed.

A-pillar trim

Always replace.

B-pillar trim

Quarter pillar trim

During the repair process, inspect these areas:

After the vehicle is completely repaired, turn the ignition switch to ON (II). If the SRS indicator comes on for about 6 seconds and then goes off, the SRS is OK. If the indicator does not function properly, check for DTCs with the HDS. If you cannot retrieve a code, do the SRS Symptom Troubleshooting.


Checking and Adjusting the Headliner/Pillar Trim Overlap

To prevent the side curtain airbag from deploying and damaging the pillar trim, the overlap between the headliner and pillar trim must be less than 8 mm (0.3 in).   To check the overlap, do this:

  1. Install the headliner (A) and the pillar trim (B).

  2. ABThis illustration shows A-pillar.
  1. Apply masking tape to the headliner to mark the upper edge of each pillar trim.

  2. This illustration shows A-pillar.
  1. Remove the pillar trim, and measure the headliner overlap.

    • If the overlap is less than 8 mm (0.31 in),   remove the tape, and install the pillar trim.

    • If the overlap is more than 8 mm (0.31 in),   go to step 4.

  2. EDGE OF HEADLINERLESS THAN8 mm (0.31 in)MASKING TAPEThis illustration shows A-pillar.
  1. Carefully trim the headliner with a utility knife, reducing the overlap to less than 8 mm (0.3 in).

  2. This illustration shows A-pillar.
  3. Remove the tape, and install the pillar trim.

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