Kia Forte: Inspection - Driver Airbag (DAB) Module and Clock Spring - Airbag Module - Restraint - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Inspection

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Driver Airbag (DAB)
If any improper parts are found during the following inspection, replace the airbag module with a new one.
  
Never attempt to measure the circuit resistance of the airbag module (squib) 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.
1.
Check pad cover for dents, cracks or deformities.
2.
Check the airbag module for denting, cracking or deformation.
3.
Check hooks and connectors for damage, terminals for deformities, and harness for binds.
4.
Check airbag inflator case for dents, cracks or deformities.

5.
Install the airbag module to the steering wheel to check for fit or alignment with the wheel.
Clock Spring
1.
If, as a result of the following checks, even one abnormal point is discovered, replace the clock spring with a new one.
2.
Check connectors and protective tube for damage, and terminals for deformities.

Removal
1. Set the front tires straight-ahead before removing the steering wheel.    ...

Installation
1. Set the front tires straight-ahead before assembling the steering wheel.    ...

See also:

Control Cable Components
1. Shift lever knob 2. Shift lever assembly 3. Shift cable assembly 4. Select cable assembly 5. Retainer ...

Front Seat Shield Outer Cover Replacement
(4Door, 5Door)    • Put on gloves to protect your hands. ...

Coolant Refilling And Bleeding
   Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious scalding could be caused by hot fluid under high pressure ...

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