Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

Arming The System

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  1. Be sure the ignition is in the LOCK position.
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  3. Connect the seat belt pretensioner-right front connector located under the front passenger seat.
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  5. Install the CPA to the seat belt pretensioner-right front connector.
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  7. Connect the inflatable restraint side impact module-right front connector located under the front passenger seat.
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  9. Install the CPA to the side impact module-right front connector.
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  11. Connect the seat belt pretensioner-left front connector located under the driver seat.
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  13. Install the CPA to the seat belt pretensioner-left front connector.
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  15. Connect the inflatable restraint side impact module-left front connector located under the driver seat.
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  17. Install the CPA to the side impact module-left front connector.
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  19. Engage the yellow SIR connector, then secure using the CPA device for both the drivers and passenger sides.
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  21. Install the steering column filler or sound insulator panel, as applicable.
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  23. Install the SIR system fuse to the fuse block.
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  25. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position and verify that the AIR BAG indicator light flashes 7 times, then extinguishes. If it does not go out, troubleshoot the SIR system fault.
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  27. Install the instrument panel lower extension.
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Zone 1



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
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  3. Connect both front end sensor wiring harness connectors to the left and right front end sensor (1).
  4.  
  5. Install the CPAs to the left and right front end sensor connector.
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  7. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
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  9. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
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  11. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
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  13. Perform the Diagnostic System Checks. Ensure the Air Bag indicator operates properly.
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Zone 2



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. Connect the vehicle wiring harness connector to the left seat belt retractor pretensioner.
  4.  
  5. Install the CPA to the left seat belt retractor pretensioner connector.
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  7. Connect the left SIS wiring harness connector (2) to the left SIS (1).
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  9. Install the CPA (3) to the SIS connector (1).
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  11. Position the SIS (1) back inside the center pillar and slide back into place and tighten the SIS fasteners.
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  13. Install the left lower center pillar trim cover.
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  15. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
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  17. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
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  19. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
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  21. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
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Zone 3



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. Connect the steering wheel module coil yellow connector (1).
  4.  
  5. Install the CPA to the steering wheel module coil connector (1) located at the base of the steering column.
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  7. Install the left I/P insulator panel.
  8.  
  9. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
  10.  
  11. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
  12.  
  13. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
  14.  
  15. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
  16.  

Zone 5



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. Connect the I/P module yellow connector (1).
  4.  
  5. Install the CPA (2) to the I/P module connector (1).
  6.  
  7. Install the right I/P insulator panel.
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  9. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
  10.  
  11. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
  12.  
  13. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
  14.  
  15. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
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Zone 6



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. Connect the vehicle wiring harness connector to the right seat belt retractor pretensioner.
  4.  
  5. Install the CPA to the right seat belt retractor pretensioner connector.
  6.  
  7. Connect the right SIS wiring harness connector (2) to the right SIS (1).
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  9. Install the CPA (3) to the SIS connector (1).
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  11. Position SIS (1) back inside the center pillar and slide back into place and tighten the SIS fasteners.
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  13. Install the right lower center pillar trim cover.
  14.  
  15. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
  16.  
  17. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
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  19. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
  20.  
  21. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
  22.  

Zone 7



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. Connect the vehicle harness connector (4) to the LF side impact module yellow connector (1).
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  5. Install the CPA to the LF side impact module connector (1).
  6.  
  7. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
  8.  
  9. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
  10.  
  11. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
  12.  
  13. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
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Zone 9



  1. Remove the key from the ignition.
  2.  
  3. When enabling the side impact module - RF proceed to step 17. If the entire SIR system needs to be enabled, then go to step 3.
  4.  
  5. Connect the vehicle wiring harness connector to the left seat belt retractor pretensioner.
  6.  
  7. Install the CPA to the left seat belt retractor pretensioner connector.
  8.  
  9. Install the left lower center pillar trim cover.
  10.  
  11. Connect the steering wheel module coil yellow connector (1).
  12.  
  13. Install the CPA to the steering wheel module coil connector (1), located at the base of the steering column.
  14.  
  15. Install the left I/P insulator panel.
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  17. Connect the vehicle harness connector (4) to the LF side impact module yellow connector (1).
  18.  
  19. Install the CPA to the LF side impact module connector (1).
  20.  
  21. Connect the I/P module yellow connector (1).
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  23. Install the CPA (2) to the I/P module connector (1).
  24.  
  25. Install the right I/P insulator panel.
  26.  
  27. Connect the vehicle wiring harness connector to the right seat belt retractor pretensioner.
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  29. Install the CPA to the right seat belt retractor pretensioner connector.
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  31. Install the right lower center pillar trim cover.
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  33. Connect the vehicle harness connector (4) to the RF side impact module yellow connector (1).
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  35. Install the CPA to the RF side impact module connector (1).
  36.  
  37. Install the Air Bag Fuse.
  38.  
  39. Install the cover for the underhood fuse center.
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  41. Use caution while reaching in and turning the ignition switch to the ON position. The AIR BAG indicator will flash, then turn OFF.
  42.  
  43. Perform the Diagnostic System Check, if the AIR BAG warning indicator does not operate as described.
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