B3000 SE Regular Cab 4WD V6-3.0L OHV (1998)
Impact Sensor: Service and Repair
Vehicle sensor orientation is critical for proper system operation. If involved in a collision, Inspect the sensor mounting bracket and
wiring pigtail for deformation. If damaged, the sensor should be replaced whether or not the air bag is deployed.
To avoid accidental deployment and possible personal injury, the backup power supply must be depleted before repairing or replacing
any air bag system components. To deplete the backup power supply energy, disconnect the battery ground cable and wait one minute.
Be sure to disconnect auxiliary batteries and power supplies (It so equipped).
NOTE: Repair is made by replacement only. If a part is replaced and the new part does not correct the condition, install the original part and perform
the diagnostic procedure again.
1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
2. Remove the radiator grill and radiator opening cover.
3. Disconnect the electrical connector (1).
4. Remove the three screws (2).
5. Remove the sensor (3).
6. Install in reverse order of removal.