Handling Precaution

(a) When handling the electronic parts;

• Avoid any impact to parts such as ECUs and relays. Replace with new ones if dropped or subjected to a severe blow.

• Do not expose to high temperatures or humidity.

• Do not touch the connector terminals, in order to prevent deformation or malfunctions due to static electricity.

• When the power steering ECU has been replaced with a new one, perform the torque sensor zero point calibration. (See page PS-12 )

(b) When handling the steering column assembly;

• Avoid any impact to the steering column assembly, especially to the motor and torque sensor. Replace with new ones if dropped or subjected to a severe blow.

• Do not pull the wire harness when moving the steering column assembly.

• When the steering column assembly has been replaced, perform the torque sensor zero point calibration after initializing the torque sensor zero point. (See page PS-12 )

(c) When disconnecting and reconnecting the connectors;

• When disconnecting the connectors related to the electronic power steering system, turn the ignition switch on, center the steering wheel, turn the ignition switch off, and then disconnect the connectors.

• When reconnecting the connectors related to the electronic power steering system, ensure that the ignition switch is off. Center the steering wheel and then turn the ignition switch on. NOTICE:

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