Bonneville, LeSabre, Park Avenue 2000-2005

Disarming the System


The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint system (SIR) must be disarmed before performing service around the air bag or SIR wiring. Failure to do so may cause accidental deployment of the air bag, resulting in unnecessary SIR repairs and/or personal injury.

  1. Turn the steering wheel so the front wheels are in the straight-ahead position.
  3. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    The position of the fuse on the panel varies according to model and year.

    Negative battery cable
    Air bag fuse from the fuse panel

    Left-hand sound insulator trim panel under the instrument panel
    Connector retainer clip and the yellow 2-way connector at the base of the steering column
    Connector retainer and detach the passenger side yellow 2-way connector. Located behind the right side sound insulator.

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    Fig. Driver-s side air bag connector

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    Fig. Passenger-s side air bag connector