Kia Forte: SRSCM / Front Impact Sensor (FIS)

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Restraint / SRSCM / Front Impact Sensor (FIS)

Description and operation
Description

The front impact sensor (FIS) is installed in the Front End Module (FEM).

FIS is a remote sensor that detects acceleration due to a collision at its mounting location.

The primary purpose of the Front Impact Sensor (FIS) is to provide an indication of a collision. The Front Impact Sensor (FIS) sends acceleration data to the SRSCM.

Components and components location
Components

1. Front Impact Sensor (FIS)


Repair procedures
Removal

[LH]

1.

Disconnect the negative battery terminal.

  

After disconnecting the cables, wait at least 30 seconds.

2.

Remove the air duct (A).

3.

Loosen the bolt and then remove the front impact sensor (A).

Tightening torque :

8.8 - 9.8 N·m (0.9 - 1.0 kgf·m, 6.5 - 7.2 lb·ft)

4.

Disconnect the front impact sensor connector (A).

[RH]

1.

Disconnect the negative battery terminal .

  

After disconnecting the cables, wait at least 30 seconds.

2.

Loosen the bolt and then remove the front impact sensor (A).

Tightening torque :

8.8 - 9.8 N·m (0.9 - 1.0 kgf·m, 6.5 - 7.2 lb·ft)

3.

Disconnect the front impact sensor connector (A).

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse of the removal.

  

Do not turn the ignition switch ON nor connect the battery cable while replacing the front impact sensor.

2.

After installing the front impact sensor, confirm proper system operation:

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

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