Kia Forte: Airbag Module / Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Restraint / Airbag Module / Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module

Description and operation
Description

Installed inside the headliner, the curtain airbags (CAB) protect the driver and passengers from danger in the eThe SRSCM determines deployment of curtain airbag based on side impact sensor (SIS) signal.The SRSCM determines deployment of curtain airbag by using side impact sensor (SIS) signal.

  

Never attempt to measure the circuit resistance of the airbag module even if you are using the specified tester. If the circuit resistance is measured with a tester, accidental airbag deployment will result in serious personal injury.

Components and components location
Components

1. Curtain Airbag (CAB)


Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Disconnect the battery negative terminal.

  

After disconnecting the cables, wait at least 30 seconds.

2.

Remove the roof trim.

(Refer to Body - "Roof Trim Assembly")

3.

Disconnect the connector (A) for curtain airbag module.

4.

Remove the curtain airbag module (A) after loosening the bolts.

Tightening torque :

7.8 - 11.7 N·m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf·m, 5.7 - 8.6 lb·ft)

  

Never twist the airbag module when installing it. If the module is twisted, airbag module may operate abnormally.

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

Use the color of sentence and line on module to identify curtain airbag.

Left side : Blue label

Right side : Red label

Never twist the airbag module when installing it. If the module is twisted, the airbag module may operate abnormally.

2.

After installing the airbag module, confirm proper system operation:

Switch "ON" the ignition. The SRS indicator light should turn on for about six seconds and then off.

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting

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