KIA Niro: Curtain Airbag (CAB)

Description

Curtain airbags are installed inside the headliner (LH and RH) and protect the driver and passenger from danger when side crash occurs. The SRSCM determines deployment of curtain airbag by using side impact sensor (SIS) signal.

Warning

Never attempt to measure the circuit resistance of the airbag module even if you are using the specified tester. If the circuit resistance is measured with a tester, accidental airbag deployment will result in serious personal injury.

Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module Components and components location

  1. Curtain Airbag (CAB)

Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module Repair procedures

Removal

  1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal, and wait for at least three minutes before beginning to work.
  2. Remove the roof trim.

    (Refer to Body (Interior and Exterior) - "Roof trim assembly")

  3. Disconnect the connector (A) from the curtain airbag module.

  1. Loosen the curtain airbag bolts and nuts and then remove the curtain airbag.

Installation

  1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal, and wait for at least three minutes before beginning to work.
  2. Install the curtain airbag and then loosen the bolts and nuts.

Tightning torque 7.8 - 11.7 N.m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb-ft)

Warning

Never twist the airbag module when installing it. If the module is twisted, airbag module may operate abnormally.

  1. Connect the curtain airbag connector.
  2. Install the loof trim.

    (Refer to Body (Interior and Exterior) - "Roof trim assembly")

  3. Reconnect the battery negative terminal.
  4. After installing the curtain airbag (CAB), confirm proper system operation:
  • Turn the ignition switch ON; the SRS indicator light should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off.

Warning

Turn the ignition switch ON; the SRS indicator light should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off

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