B3000 DS Regular Cab 2WD V6-3.0L OHV (2002)
Repairs and Inspections Required After a Collision: Service and Repair
Air Bag System-Component Reuse
WARNING: IF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) IS BEING SERVICED, THE SYSTEM MUST BE DEACTIVATED
AND RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS MUST BE INSTALLED.
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
Diagnostics or repairs are not to be performed on a seat equipped with a seat side air bag with the seat in the vehicle. Prior to attempting to
diagnose or repair a seat concern when equipped with a seat side air bag, the seat must be removed from the vehicle and the restraint system
diagnostic tools must be installed in the seat side air bag electrical connectors. The restraint system diagnostic tools must be removed prior to
operating the vehicle over the road.
After diagnosing or repairing a SRS the restraint system diagnostic tools must be removed before operating the vehicle over the road.
After diagnosing or repairing a seat system the restraint system diagnostic tools must be removed before operating the vehicle over the road.
The SRS must be fully operational and free of faults before releasing the vehicle to the customer.
1. When any deployable device (driver air bag, passenger air bag, seat side air bag, safety belt pretensioner, etc.) or combination of devices are
deployed and the RCM has the DTC B1231 (Crash Data Memory Full) in memory, the repair of the vehicle's supplemental restraint system (SRS)
is to include the removal and installation of all deployed devices and all impact sensors and the removal and installation of the RCM.
2. When any damage to the impact sensor mounting points or mounting hardware has occurred, repair or install new mounting points and mounting
hardware as needed.
3. Inspect the entire vehicle for damage, including the following components:
steering column and clockspring.
instrument panel knee bolsters and mounting points.
instrument panel braces and brackets.
instrument panel and mounting points.
seats and seat mounting points.
safety belts, safety belt buckles, and safety belt retractors.
supplemental restraint system (SRS) wiring, wiring harnesses, and connectors.
4. After carrying out the review and inspection of the entire vehicle for damage, repair or install new components as needed.