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Ford Fusion: Supplemental Restraint System / Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation  WARNING: Turn the ignition OFF and wait one minute to deplete the backup power supply. Ignition must remain OFF until repair is complete. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury or death in the event of an accidental deployment.

    If a SRS fault is present, continue to Step 2. Otherwise, turn the ignition off, wait at least one minute and continue to Step 3.
  1. Depower the SRS.
    Refer to: Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Depowering and Repowering (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, General Procedures).
  1. Lower the headliner.
    Refer to: Headliner - Lowering (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the screw, release the clip and remove the bracket.
    Torque: 80 lb.in (9 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
  1. Detach the wire harness retainer and disconnect the side curtain airbag electrical connector.
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the side curtain airbag screws.
    Torque: 80 lb.in (9.0 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
  1. Detach the pin-type retainer and the bracket from the A-pillar.
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
    1. Slide the side curtain airbag up and align the bracket tabs to the sheet metal openings.
    1. Rotate the top of the side curtain airbag away from the sheet metal and detach each of the brackets.
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
    1. Slide the side curtain airbag up and align the bracket tabs to the sheet metal openings.
    1. Rotate the top of the side curtain airbag away from the sheet metal and detach the side curtain airbag.
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation
    1. Slide the side curtain airbag rearward and align the bracket tab to the sheet metal opening.
    1. Rotate the top of the side curtain airbag away from the sheet metal, disengage the tab and remove the side curtain airbag.
Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation

Installation

Ford Fusion. Side Curtain Airbag. Removal and Installation  WARNING: Before installing a Safety Canopy® or side air curtain module, inspect the roofline for any damage. If necessary, the sheet metal must be reworked to its original condition and structural integrity. Install new fasteners if damaged and remove foreign material. Failure to follow these instructions may result in the Safety Canopy® or side air curtain deploying incorrectly, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death in a crash.

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. If the SRS was depowered, repower the SRS.
    Refer to: Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Depowering and Repowering (501-20B Supplemental Restraint System, General Procedures).

    Side Airbag. Removal and Installation

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