Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Side curtain air bag module

Component

Nissan Maxima. SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULE

  1. Side curtain air bag module tether
  2. Side curtain air bag module assembly
  3. Side curtain air bag module inflator
    Front

Removal and Installation

CAUTION:

  • Before servicing, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery terminals and wait at least 3 minutes.
  • Do not use air tools or electric tools for servicing.
  • Always work from the side of air bag module. Do not work from the front of it.
  • Always place the curtain air bag module with air bag deployment side facing upward.
  • - Do not attempt to disassemble side curtain air bag module.

REMOVAL

Nissan Maxima. SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULE

  1. Disconnect the negative and positive battery terminals, then wait at least 3 minutes. Refer to PG-67, "Removal and Installation (Battery)".
  2. Remove the headlining. Refer to INT-33, "Removal and Installation".
  3. Disconnect the side curtain air bag module harness connector (2) from the inflator (1).

Nissan Maxima. SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULE

  • For installing/removing direct-connect SRS harness connectors.

    Refer to SRC-9, "SRS Component Connectors".

  • Do not repair direct-connect SRS component harness connectors.

    Refer to SRC-12, "Trouble Diagnosis Introduction".

  1. Remove the bolts, then remove side curtain air bag module assembly.

Nissan Maxima. SIDE CURTAIN AIR BAG MODULE

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

  • Be careful not to damage the air bag harness.
  • After the work is completed, make sure no system malfunction is detected by air bag warning lamp.
  • In case a malfunction is detected by the air bag warning lamp, reset by the self-diagnosis function and delete the memory by CONSULT.
  • If a malfunction is still detected after the above operation, perform self-diagnosis to repair malfunctions.

    Refer to SRC-12, "SRS Operation Check".

  • Make sure the side curtain air bag module is not twisted at any point along the vehicle when installed.
  • Replace the side curtain air bag module if it has been dropped or sustained an impact.
    Front passenger air bag module

    Side air bag module