Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Passenger's frontal airbag: Removal - Refitting

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Electrical equipment

IMPORTANT To avoid all risk of damage to the systems, apply the safety and cleanliness instructions and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see 88C, Air bag and Pretensioners, Airbag and pretensioners: Precautions for the repair, page 88C-6) .

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

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

 

IMPORTANT To prevent the pyrotechnic components from being permanently deactivated or triggered (airbags or pretensioners), wait for at least 3 min after disconnecting the battery.
  • Disconnect the battery (see 80A, Battery, Battery: Removal - Refitting, page 80A-3) .
  • Remove the glovebox (see Glovebox: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).

NAVIGATION AID 1 or NAVIGATION AID 2

  • Remove:
    • the navigation computer (see 83C, On-board telematics system, Navigation computer: Removal - Refitting, page 83C-3)
    • the navigation interface unit (see 83C, On-board telematics system, Navigation interface unit: Removal - Refitting, page 83C-4)

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

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

Electrical equipment

  • Remove the front passenger airbag bolt (1) .

Electrical equipment

Note: To disconnect the airbag connector, insert a flat-blade screwdriver wrapped in adhesive tape in the notch (2) , lift the security device (3) and disconnect the connector.

Electrical equipment

  • Disconnect the front passenger airbag connector (4) .
  • Remove the dashboard (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).

Electrical equipment

  • Remove:
    • the front side air distribution duct bolts,
    • the front side air distribution duct.

Electrical equipment

  • Remove the front passenger airbag bolts (7) .
  • Detach the passenger front airbag (8) from the dashboard.
  • Remove the passenger frontal airbag.
IMPORTANT To prevent the any component from being thrown upwards, store the airbag with the inflatable cushion facing upwards.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

  • Always replace the passenger front airbag bolts.
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, page 88C-6) .

 

IMPORTANT When the passenger front airbag is triggered, the consequent damage caused to the mountings always requires the dashboard to be replaced.

Affix the label warning against fitting a rear-facing child seat on the front passenger seat to the passenger side of the dashboard.

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

NAVIGATION AID 1 or NAVIGATION AID 2

  • Refit:
    • the navigation interface unit (see 83C, On-board telematics system, Navigation interface unit: Removal - Refitting, page 83C-4)
    • the navigation computer (see 83C, On-board telematics system, Navigation computer: Removal - Refitting, page 83C-3)

 

  • Refit:
    • the passenger front airbag to the dashboard,
    • new passenger front airbag bolts,
    • the front side air distribution duct,
    • the dashboard (see Dashboard: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).
  • Connect the front passenger airbag connector.
  • Refit the passenger front airbag bolt.
  • Torque tighten the passenger front airbag bolts (23 N.m).

III - FINAL OPERATION

  • Refit the glovebox (see Glovebox: Removal - Refitting) (57A, Interior equipment).
  • Connect the battery (see 80A, Battery, Battery: Removal - Refitting, page 80A-3) .
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 (see 88C, Air bag and Pretensioners, Airbags and pretensioners: Recycling - Destruction, page 88C-7) .

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