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DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM]

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2016 – MX-5 – Restraints

DRIVER-SIDE AIR BAG MODULE REMOVAL [STANDARD DEPLOYMENT CONTROL SYSTEM]

WARNING:

NOTE:

  • The driver-side air bag module engages with the snap springs of the driver-side air bag module and the tabs of the steering wheel.

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. Verify the service hole on the back side of the steering wheel shown in the figure.

4. Insert the tool into the service hole.

    Recommended tool

  • Phillips driver (diam. 6)

5. Press the snap springs in the direction of the arrows shown in the figure and detach the tabs.

NOTE:

  • While pressing the tool in the direction of arrow (1) shown in the figure, move the tool in the direction of arrow (2).

6. Remove the driver-side air bag module from the steering wheel.

7. Using a flathead screwdriver, lift the locking device carefully, however do not remove it.

8. Disconnect the driver-side air bag module connector.

9. Disconnect the horn switch connector.

10. Remove the driver-side air bag module.

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