Avenger 2008

SRS Module

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Removal & Installation



  1. Open hood.
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  3. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.
    WARNING
    Wait two minutes for the system reserve capacitor to discharge before servicing any airbag components. Failure to do this may result in serious or fatal injury.

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  5. Remove the center console.
    NOTE
    Remove center console for Avenger:



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    Fig. Center console for Avenger

    1. Remove shift knob and shift bezel.
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    3. Remove two screws (8) in the front of the console.
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    5. Remove four screws (5) inside the console compartment.
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    7. Disconnect console housing wire connector (5) and instrument panel connector (1).
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    9. Pull parking brake (3) rearward.
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    11. Remove center console (7) from vehicle.
      NOTE
      Remove center console for Sebring:



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      Fig. Center console for Sebring

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    13. Remove console bezel.

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      Fig. Remove console bezel

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    15. Remove shift knob and shift bezel.
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    17. Remove two fasteners (6).
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    19. Remove four fasteners (5)
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    21. Disconnect console housing wire connector (7) and instrument panel connector (1).
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    23. Pull parking brake rearward.
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    25. Remove center console from vehicle.
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  7. Remove the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) mounting nuts (2).

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    Fig. Remove the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) mounting nuts (2)

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  9. Disconnect the two ORC connectors (4 and 5).
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  11. Remove ORC (3) from vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Connect the two ORC connectors and ensure that the connectors are engaged.
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  3. Position ORC (arrow pointing forward) on the console floor bracket and mounting studs.
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  5. Install the three ORC retaining nuts and tighten to 79.5 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
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  7. Install the center console.
    WARNING
    Do not connect the battery negative cable. Serious or fatal injury may result if the system test is not performed first.

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