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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: SIR Service Precautions Secondary

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Body / Restraints / SIR Service Precautions Secondary

General Service Instructions

Warning:When performing service on or near the SIR components or theSIR wiring, the SIR system must be disabled. Refer to SIR Disablingand Enabling . Failure to observe the correct procedure could causedeployment of the SIR components, personal injury, or unnecessarySIR system repairs.

Note:The Inflatable Restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) maintains a reservedenergy supply. The reserved energy supply provides deployment power for the SIR airbags. Deployment power may be available for up to 2 minutes after disconnecting thevehicle power. Disabling the SIR system prevents deployment of the SIR air bags fromthe reserved energy supply.

Note:The following are general service instructions which must be followed in order toproperly repair the vehicle and return it to its original integrity:

Do not expose air bags to temperatures above 85-°C- (185-°F)Verify the correct replacement part number. Do not substitute a component from a differentvehicleUse only original GM replacement parts available from your authorized GM dealer. Donot use salvaged parts for repairs to the SIR system

Note:Discard any of the following components if it has been dropped from a height of 80-cm-(15.75-in)or greater:

Inflatable Restraint Sensing and Diagnostic ModulePassenger instrument panel air bagDriver steering wheel air bagDriver steering wheel air bag coilRoof rail air bagsFront and /or side impact sensorsSeat belt achor and/or retractor pretensionersFront seat side air bagKnee air bag
Front Seat Belt Guide Adjuster Replacement Primary Seat Belts
Front Seat Belt Guide Adjuster ReplacementCalloutComponent NamePreliminary ProceduresDisable the SIR system. Refer toSIR Disabling and Enabling.Remove the center pillar upper trim. Refer toCenter Pill ...

Special Tools Restraints Control
IllustrationTool Number/ DescriptionEL-38826J-38826KM-799-3SIR Deployment HarnessEL-39401-BJ-39401-BSIR Deployment Fixture ...

Other materials:

Communication Interface Module Replacement Entertainment
Communication Interface Module ReplacementCalloutComponent NamePreliminary ProcedureRemove the driver side knee bolster reinforcement. Refer toDriver Knee Bolster Reinforcement Replacement1Communication Interface Module Bolt(Qty:-2)Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.Tighten10-Y(89-lb-in)2Communication ...

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