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Toyota Highlander Service Manual: Disposal

HINT: When scrapping a vehicle equipped with the SRS or disposing of the front passenger airbag assy, be sure to deploy the airbag first in accordance with the procedure described below. If any abnormality occurs with the airbag deployment, contact the SERVICE DEPT. of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

CAUTION:

Disposal


1. DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)

HINT: Prepare a battery as the power source to deploy the airbag.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(a) Check the function of the SST (see step 1-(a) on page 60-19 ).

(b) Precaution (see page 60-1 ).

(c) Disconnect the battery negative terminal (see page 60-1 ).

(d) Remove the glove compartment door assy (see page 71-10 ).

(e) Remove the instrument panel finish panel lower No.2 (see page 71-10 ).

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(f) Install the SST.

  1.  Disconnect the connector from the front passenger airbag assy.

    NOTICE: When handling the airbag connector, take care not to damage the airbag wire harness.

  2.  Connect the SST connector to the front passenger airbag assy.

SST 09082-00700, 09082-00780

NOTICE: To avoid damaging the SST connector and wire harness, do not lock the secondary lock of the twin lock.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


  1. Move the SST at least 10 m (33 ft) away from the vehicle front side window.
  2.  Maintaining enough clearance for the SST wire harness in the front side window, close all doors and windows of the vehicle.

    NOTICE: Take care not to damage the SST wire harness.

  3.  Connect the red clip of the SST to the battery positive (+) terminal and the black clip of the SST to the negative (-) terminal.

(g) Deploy the airbag.

  1.  Check that no one is inside the vehicle or within a 10 m (33 ft) radius of the vehicle.
  2.  Press the SST activation switch and deploy the airbag.

CAUTION:

HINT: The airbag is deployed as the LED of the SST activation switch comes on.

2. DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)

NOTICE:

HINT: Prepare a battery as the power source to deploy the airbag.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(a) Check the function of the SST (see step 1-(a) on page 60-19 ).

(b) Remove the front passenger airbag assy (see page 60-29 ).

CAUTION:

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(c) Install the 2 nuts in the front passenger airbag assy.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(d) Using a service-purpose wire harness for the vehicle, tie down the front passenger airbag assy to the tire.

Wire harness: Stripped wire harness section 1.25 mm2 or more (0.0019 in.2 or more)

CAUTION: If the wire harness is too thin or an alternative object is used to tie down the front passenger airbag assy, it may be snapped by the shock when the airbag is deployed. This is highly dangerous. Always use a wire harness for vehicle use with an area of at least 1.25 mm2 (0.0019 in.2).

HINT:

CAUTION:

NOTICE: The tire will be marked by the airbag deployment, so use an extra tire.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(e) Install the SST.

Connect the SST connector to the front passenger airbag assy.

SST 09082-00780

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(f) Place the tires.

  1.  Place at least 2 tires under the tire which the front passenger airbag assy is tied to.
  2.  Place at least 2 tires over the tire which the front passenger airbag assy is tied to. The top tire should have the disc wheel installed.

NOTICE: Do not place the SST connector under the tire because it could be damaged.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


  1. Tie the tires together with 2 wire harnesses.

CAUTION: Make sure that the wire harness is tight. It is highly dangerous when looseness in the wire harness results in the tires coming free due to the shock when the airbag is deployed.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(g) Install the SST.

Connect the SST connector.

SST 09082-00700

NOTICE: To avoid damaging the SST connector and wire harness, do not lock the secondary lock of the twin lock. Also, secure some slack for the SST wire harness inside the tire.

(h) Deploy the airbag.

  1.  Connect the red clip of the SST to the battery positive (+) terminal and the black clip of the SST to the battery negative (-) terminal.
  2.  Check that no one is within a 10 m (33 ft) radius of the tire which the front passenger airbag assy is tied to.
  3.  Press the SST activation switch and deploy the airbag.

CAUTION: When deploying the airbag, make sure that no one is near the tire.

HINT: The airbag is deployed as the LED of the SST activation switch comes on.

DISPOSE OF FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAG ASSY (WHEN NOT INSTALLED IN VEHICLE)


(i) Dispose of the front passenger airbag assy.

CAUTION:

  1.  Remove the front passenger airbag assy from the tire.
  2.  Place the front passenger airbag assy in a plastic bag, tie it tightly and dispose of it as other general parts disposal.
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