Renault Clio: Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

FRONT SIDE + CURTAIN AIRBAG

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

The curtain airbag is mounted behind the headlining and the quarter panel trim.

The airbag detaches the headlining when it inflates.

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

To avoid any risk of triggering when working on or near a pyrotechnic component (airbags or pretensioners), lock the airbag computer using the diagnostic tool.

When this function is activated, all the trigger lines are inhibited and the airbag warning light on the instrument panel lights up continuously (ignition on).

IMPORTANT

Never handle the pyrotechnic systems (pretensioners or airbags) near to a source of heat or naked flame - they may be triggered.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

IMPORTANT

After a seat belt pyrotechnic component is triggered, it is essential to replace certain parts.

(see 88C, Air bag and Pretensioners, Airbag and pretensioners: Precautions for the repair, 88C-6).

IMPORTANT

In order to ensure the side curtain airbag clips hold, never refit a side curtain airbag which has been removed.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Side curtain airbag: Removal - Refitting

III - FINAL OPERATION.

IMPORTANT

To avoid a fault with or even triggering of pyrotechnic components (airbags or pretensioners), check the airbag computer using the diagnostic tool.

IMPORTANT

To eliminate the risk of any accident, do not reuse pyrotechnic components.

It is essential to destroy pretensioners or airbags before scrapping a vehicle or a part only.

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