Escape 2WD L4-2.5L Hybrid (2010)
Air Bag Deactivation Indicator: Service and Repair
Passenger Air Bag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator
NOTE: The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) must be fully operational and free of faults before releasing the vehicle to the customer.
NOTE: The Passenger Air Bag Deactivation (PAD) indicator is part of the upper instrument panel center finish panel.
1. NOTE: The ignition must be in the OFF position before disconnecting the PAD indicator electrical connector. Otherwise, a DTC will be set in the
Restraints Control Module (RCM) memory and must be cleared before releasing the vehicle to the customer.
Turn the ignition OFF and wait at least one minute.
2. Lower the glove compartment door to gain access to the PAD indicator electrical connector.
Disconnect the PAD indicator electrical connector.
3. Pull out to release the retaining clips and detach the instrument panel upper center finish panel.
4. To install, reverse the removal procedure.