Door Side Airbag Sensor

COMPONENTS

2000 Celica Door Frame

Front Door lower Frame Bracket Garnish

No. 2 Door Inside Handle Bezel

Outer Mirror Switch Assembly

Door Trim

Door Trim

Front Door lower Frame Bracket Garnish

No. 2 Door Inside Handle Bezel

Outer Mirror Switch Assembly

REMOVAL

NOTICE:

If the wiring connector of the SRS is disconnected with the ignition switch at ON position, OTCs will be recorded.

Never use SRS parts from another vehicle. When replacing parts, replace them with new parts. Never reuse the sensor involved in a collision when the SRS has deployed. Never repair a sensor in order to reuse it.

HINT:

For step 1 to 4, refer to page SO-11.

1. REMOVE NO. 2 DOOR INSIDE HANDLE BEZEL

2. REMOVE OUTER MIRROR SWITCH ASSEMBLY

3. REMOVE FROMT DOOR LOWER FRAME BRACKET GARNISH

4. REMOVE DOOR TRIM

5. REMOVE DOOR SIDE AIRBAG SENSOR

{a} Disconnect the door side airbag sensor connector. NOTICE:

Disconnect the connector with sensor assembly installed.

(b) Remove the 2 bolts and door side airbag sensor.

INSPECTION

1. VEHICLES NOT INVOLVED IN COLLISION

Do a diagnostic system check (See page DI-326).

2. VEHICLES INVOLVED IN COLLISION

(a) Do a diagnostic system check (See page DI-326).

(b) It the front door or its periphery is damaged, do a visual check for damage to the door side airbag sensor, which includes the following items even if the airbag was not deployed:

Check the bracket deformation. Check the paint peeling off the bracket. Check the cracks, dents or chips in the case. Check the cracks, dents, chipping and scratches in the connector.

Check the peeling off of the label or damage to the serial number.

REPLACEMENT

REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS

In the following cases, replace the front airbag sensor.

If the side airbag assembly has been deployed in a collision.

If the door side airbag sensor has been found to be faulty in troubleshooting.

If the door side airbag sensor has been found to be faulty during checking items (See page

• If the door side airbag sensor has been dropped. CAUTION:

For removal and installation of the door side airbag sensor, see page RS-68 and RS-71. Be sure to follow the correct procedure.

INSTALLATION

HINT:

For step 2 to 5, refer to page BO-21.

1. INSTALL DOOR SIDE AIRBAG SENSOR

(a) install the door side airbag sensor with the 2 bolts.

Connection of the connector is done after the sensor has been installed. • Make sure the sensor is installed with the specified torque.

If the sensor has been dropped, or there are cracks, dents or other defects in the case, brackets or connector, replace the removed sensor with new one. The door side airbag sensor is equipped with an electrical connection check mechanism. Be sure to lock this mechanism securely when connecting the connector. It the connector is not securely locked, a malfunction code will be detected by the diagnostic system.

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HINT:

Install the door side airbag sensor with the arrow on the sensor facing toward the front of the vehicle.

(b) Connect the front airbag sensor connector.

2. INSTALL DOOR TRIM

3. INSTALL FRONT DOOR LOWER FRAME BRACKET GARNISH

4. INSTALL OUTER MIRROR SWITCH ASSEMBLY

5. INSTALL NO. 2 DOOR INSIDE HANDLE BEZEL

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