Renault Clio: Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

IMPORTANT

Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see 88C, Air bag and Pretensioners, Airbag and pretensioners: Precautions for the repair, 88C-6).

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

IMPORTANT

It is essential to lock the airbag computer using the Diagnostic tool before starting the removal.

When this function is activated, all the triggering lines are inhibited and the airbag warning light on the instrument panel is continuously lit (ignition on). Locking the airbag computer also unlocks the steering column lock.

IMPORTANT

The pyrotechnic systems (airbags and pretensioners) must not be exposed to a heat source or naked flame when being handled; there is a risk of triggering the airbags and pretensioners.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

To ensure the airbag is not damaged during removal, do not use a tool with a point or a sharp edge.

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

Note: The airbag has a connector which short circuits if disconnected, to prevent accidental triggering.

IMPORTANT

Always fit the airbag with the cushion facing upwards.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATIONS OPERATION

IMPORTANT

After a pyrotechnic component has been triggered, certain parts must be replaced (see 88C Airbags and pretensioners, Airbags and pretensioners: Precautions during repair).

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Driver's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

It is essential to observe the wiring harness routing to prevent it being damaged during refitting.

III - FINAL OPERATION.

IMPORTANT

Check the airbag computer using the Diagnostic tool. Any failure to follow these instructions may lead to system malfunctions, or even result in the incorrect triggering of the airbags.

IMPORTANT

Do not reuse the pyrotechnic components. The pretensioners or airbags on a vehicle which is to be scrapped must be destroyed.

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