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Honda Fit: Driver's Airbag Replacement

NOTE: If replacing the driver's airbag after deployment, refer to Component Replacement/Inspection After Deployment   for a complete list of other parts that must also be replaced.

Removal

  1. Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure, then wait at least 3 minutes before starting work.

  1. Remove the access panel (A) from the steering wheel, then disconnect the driver's airbag inflator 4P connector (B) and horn switch 1P connector (C) from the cable reel.

  2. ACB
  1. Remove the two TORX bolts (A) using a TORX T30   bit.

  2. AB
  3. Remove the driver's airbag (B).


Installation

NOTE: If 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. B9.4 Nح (1.0 kgfح, 6.9 lbfئt)Replace.A
    C1.5?0.2 mm(0.059?0.008 in)C1.5?0.2 mm(0.059?0.008 in)
  1. Connect the driver's airbag inflator 4P connector (A), and horn switch 1P connector (B), then install the access panel (C) on the steering wheel.

  2. ACB
  3. Do the battery terminal reconnection procedure.

  4. Clear any DTCs with the HDS.

  5. After installing the driver's airbag, confirm proper system operation:

    • Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and check that the SRS indicator comes on for about 6 seconds and then goes off.

    • Make sure the horn work properly.

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