OPDS Unit Replacement

NOTE: Review the seat replacement procedure before doing repairs or service.


1.Disconnect the negative cable from the battery, and wait at least 3 minutes before beginning work.

2.Disconnect the passenger's side airbag harness 2P connector.

3.Remove the passenger's seat assembly and seat-back cover.

4.Disconnect the OPDS unit 18P connector (D) and sensor connectors (B) from the OPDS unit (A).


5.Remove the two nuts (C) and the OPDS unit.


1.Place the new OPDS unit (A) on the seat-back frame. Tighten the two nuts (B), and connect the OPDS unit harness 18P connector (D) and sensor connectors (C) to the OPDS unit.


2.Install the seat-back cover in the reverse order of removal.

3.Install the seat assembly, then connect the side airbag harness 2P connector.

4.Reconnect the negative cable to the battery.

5.Set the seat-back in the normal position, and make sure there is nothing on the front passenger's seat.

6.Initialize the OPDS unit.

7.After installing the OPDS unit, confirm proper system operation: Turn the ignition switch ON (II); the SRS indicator should come on for about
6 seconds and then go off.