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CLOCK SPRING REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM]

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2016 – MX-5 – Restraints

CLOCK SPRING REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM]

WARNING:

1. Switch the ignition off.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more. (See NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE DISCONNECTION/CONNECTION.)

3. Remove the following parts:

a. Driver-side air bag module (See DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM].)(See DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE INSTALLATION [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM].)

b. Steering wheel (See STEERING WHEEL AND COLUMN REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

c. Column cover (See COLUMN COVER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

4. Disconnect the clock spring connector A.

5. Disconnect the clock spring connector B. (See Clock Spring Connector B Disconnect Note.)

6. Disconnect the steering angle sensor connector. (with steering angle sensor)

7. Remove the tabs as shown in the figure and remove the clock spring.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal. (See Clock Spring Installation Note.)

9. Switch the ignition ON (engine off or on).

10. Verify that the air bag/seat belt pre-tensioner system warning light illuminates for approx. 6 s and turns off.

Clock Spring Connector B Disconnect Note

1. Pull out the clock spring connector B lock lever in the direction of arrow (1) shown in the figure.

2. Move the clock spring connector B in the direction of arrow (2) shown in the figure to disconnect it.

Clock Spring Installation Note

CAUTION:

  • If the clock spring is not adjusted, the spring wire in the clock spring will break due to overtension when the steering wheel is turned. Always adjust the clock spring after installing it.

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