Aurora 2001-2003

Disarming the System

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  1. Turn the steering wheel so that the vehicle's wheels are pointing straight ahead.
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  3. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.
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  5. Remove the key from the ignition switch.
    NOTE
    With the SIR fuse removed and the ignition switch in the ON position, The AIR BAG warning lamp illuminates. This is normal operation, and does not indicate an SIR system malfunction.

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  7. Remove the rear seat.
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  9. Remove the SIR fuse from the rear fuse block located under the rear seat.
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  11. Remove the driver sound insulator.
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  13. Remove the Connector Position Assurance (CPA) from the driver yellow connector located next to steering column.
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  15. Disconnect the driver frontal air bag yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.
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  17. Remove the passenger sound insulator.
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  19. Remove the CPA from the passenger yellow connector located above the passenger sound insulator.
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  21. Disconnect the passenger (IP) frontal air bag yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.
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  23. Remove both CPA locks from the driver side (seat) air bag and pretensioner yellow connector located under the driver seat.
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  25. Disconnect the driver side air bag and pretensioner yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.
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  27. Remove both CPA locks from the passenger side (seat) air bag and pretensioner yellow connector located under the passenger seat.
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  29. Disconnect the passenger side air bag and pretensioner yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.

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    Fig. SIR 2-way connector location-driver's side



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    Fig. SIR 2-way connector location-passenger's side

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  31. The above procedures will disable the SIR system. If vehicle is equipped with optional Rear Air Bags the following steps must be done, to completely disable the SIR system:
    1. Remove the rear seat back.
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    3. Remove the CPA from the passenger rear side air bag yellow connector.
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  33. Disconnect the passenger rear side air bag yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.
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  35. Remove the CPA from the driver rear side air bag yellow connector.
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  37. Disconnect the driver rear side air bag yellow connector from the vehicle harness yellow connector.
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