Kia Soul: Passenger Airbag (PAB) Module Repair procedures - Airbag Module - RestraintKia Soul: Passenger Airbag (PAB) Module Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Restraint / Airbag Module / Passenger Airbag (PAB) Module Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Disconnect the battery negative cable and wait for at least thirty seconds before beginning to work.
2.
Remove the glove box housing.
(Refer to Body - "Glove box housing")
3.
Remove the passenger airbag mounting bolts (A).

4.
Disconnect the passenger airbag connector (B).
5.
Remove the crash pad.
(Refer to Body - "Main crash pad assembly")
   
Replace any crash pads damaged while deploying the PAB.
6.
Remove the mounting bolts from the crash pad and then remove the passenger airbag (A).

   
The removed airbag module should be stored in a clean, dry place with the airbag cushion up.
Installation
1.
Remove the ignition key from the vehicle.
2.
Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and wait for at least thirty seconds before beginning to work.
before beginning work.
3.
Place a passenger airbag on the crash pad and tighten the passenger airbag (A) mounting bolts.

4.
Install the crash pad.
(Refer to Body - "Main crash pad assembly")
5.
Connect the passenger airbag connector (B).

6.
Tighten the passenger airbag mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque :
7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

7.
Reinstall the glove box housing.
(Refer to Body - "Glove box housing")
8.
Reconnect the battery negative cable.
9.
After installing the passenger airbag (PAB), confirm proper system operation:
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Turn the ignition switch ON; the SRS indicator light should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off.
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