Cover - Airbag - Knee - Driver (Remove and Replace)

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Note:

This procedure was formulated using a release candidate or production model. Follow safety requirements and use extreme caution when working on or near high-voltage systems and components.

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Remove

  1. Remove the driver knee airbag.
  2. Use a flat head screwdriver to apply pressure along the rear edge of the airbag assembly, and while doing so, flex the knee airbag cover surround to release each of the 5 airbag tabs from the cover.
1Remove the driver knee airbag.
2Use a flat head screwdriver to apply pressure along the rear edge of the airbag assembly, and while doing so, flex the knee airbag cover surround to release each of the 5 airbag tabs from the cover.

Install

  1. Install the driver knee airbag into the cover.
    Note: Push the tabs into the cover from the side facing the bulkhead, and then push down the remaining tabs into the cover until fully seated.
  2. Pivot the airbag into the cover until the 5 tabs at the rear of the airbag lock into place
  3. Install the driver knee airbag assembly. See Airbag - Knee - Driver (Remove and Install).
1Install the driver knee airbag into the cover.
Note: Push the tabs into the cover from the side facing the bulkhead, and then push down the remaining tabs into the cover until fully seated.
2Pivot the airbag into the cover until the 5 tabs at the rear of the airbag lock into place
3Install the driver knee airbag assembly. See Airbag - Knee - Driver (Remove and Install).