Side Impact Sensor (First) Replacement

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


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

2.Disconnect the appropriate side airbag 2P connector.

3.Remove the seat assembly.

4.Remove the front door sill trim and the center pillar lower trim panel.

5.Disconnect the floor wire harness 2P connector from the side impact sensor (first).

6.Remove the Torx bolt (A) using a Torx T30 bit, then remove the side impact sensor (first) (B).



1.Install the new side impact sensor (first) (A) with Torx bolt (B), then connect the floor wire harness 2P connector (C) to the side impact sensor.


2.Reconnect the battery negative cable.

3.Install all removed parts.

4.After installing the side impact sensor (first), confirm proper system operation: Turn the ignition switch ON (II); the SRS indicator should come on for about 6 seconds and then go off.