E 150 V8-4.6L SOHC VIN W (2004)
Air Bag(s) Arming and Disarming: Customer Safety Information
If the supplemental restraint system (SRS) is being serviced, the system must be deactivated and restraint system diagnostic tools must be
The air bag restraint system diagnostic tools must be removed and the air bag modules reconnected when the system is reactivated to
avoid non-deployment in a collision, resulting in possible personal injury.
The safety belt pretensioner is a pyrotechnic device. Always wear safety glasses when repairing an air bag equipped vehicle and when
handling a safety belt buckle pretensioner or safety belt retractor pretensioner. Never probe a pretensioner electrical connector. Doing so
could result in pretensioner or air bag deployment and could result in personal injury.
To avoid accidental deployment and possible personal injury, the backup power supply must be depleted before repairing or replacing
any front or side air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) components and before servicing, replacing, adjusting or striking
components near the front or side air bag sensors, such as doors, instrument panel, console, door latches, strikers, seats and hood latches.
The front impact severity sensor is located at the bottom of the hood latch support bracket.
To deplete the backup power supply energy, disconnect the battery ground cable and wait at least one minute. Be sure to disconnect
auxiliary batteries and power supplies (if equipped).
Restraint system diagnostic tools are for service only. Tools must be removed prior to operating the vehicle over the road. Failure to
remove restraint system diagnostic tools could result in injury and possible violation of vehicle safety standards.