The Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system must be disarmed before performing many in-vehicle service procedures. Failure to do so may cause accidental deployment of the air bag, resulting in unnecessary SIR system repairs and/or personal injury.
Turn the steering wheel so the vehicle's wheels are pointing straight-ahead.
Turn the ignition switch to the
Remove or disconnect the following:
AIR BAG fuse from the instrument panel fuse block
Left-hand sound insulator
Connector retainer and yellow 2-way connector at the base of the steering column.
Right-hand sound insulator, if equipped with passenger side air bags
Connector retainer and yellow 2-way connector from the passenger inflator module pigtail, if equipped with passenger side air bags
Fig. Driver-s side Yellow 2-way air bag connector retainer location