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Honda Civic Service Manual: Driver's Seat Position Sensor Removal and Installation

Honda Civic Service Manual / Body / Restraints / Restraints Control / Seat Position Sensors / Driver's Seat Position Sensor Removal and Installation

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Removal

NOTE:

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service.

Before doing this procedure, raise the driver's seat all the way up, and position all the way rearward.

1. Battery Terminal (SRS) - Disconnection

1.

Make sure the ignition switch is in LOCK (0).

2.

Disconnect and isolate the negative cable and battery sensor (A) from the battery (B).

NOTE: Always disconnect the negative side first.

3.

Disconnect the positive cable (C) from the battery.

4.

Wait at least 3 minutes before starting work.

2. Front Seat Belt Lower Anchor Bolt - Driver's Side

2-door

1.

Remove the lower anchor cap (A).

2.

Remove the lower anchor bolt (B).

4-door

1.

Remove the anchor cover (A).

2.

Remove the lower anchor bolt (A).

3. Front Seat - Driver's Side

1.

Remove both seat track end covers (A).

Front side

Rear side

2.

Remove the seat mounting bolts (A).

Power seat

Manual seat

3.

Disconnect the connectors (A).

4.

Detach the clips (B).

4. Front Seat Height Adjuster Handle - Driver's Side

1.

Manual seat with height adjuster: Remove the height adjuster handle (A).

5. Front Seat Recline Cover - Driver's Side

Power seat

Manual seat

1.

Manual seat: Remove the recline knob (A).

2.

Remove the recline cover (B).

6. Driver's Seat Position Sensor

1.

Disconnect the driver's seat position sensor connector on the driver's seat wire harness.

2.

Remove the TORX bolt using a TORX T30 bit, then remove the driver's seat position sensor (A).

Installation

NOTE:

SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service.

Be sure to install the harness so it is not pinched or interferes with other parts.

Check the driver's seat position sensor operation after the driver's seat position sensor replacement.

1. Driver's Seat Position Sensor

1.

Install the driver's seat position sensor (A) with the new TORX bolt using a TORX T30 bit.

2.

Connect the driver's seat position sensor connector on the driver's seat wire harness.

2. Front Seat Recline Cover - Driver's Side

Power seat

Manual seat

1.

Install the recline cover (A).

2.

Manual seat: Install the recline knob (B).

3. Front Seat Height Adjuster Handle - Driver's Side

1.

Manual seat with height adjuster: Install the height adjuster handle (A).

4. Front Seat - Driver's Side

Power seat

Manual seat

1.

Connect the connectors (A).

2.

Install the clips (B).

Front side

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Rear side

3.

Install the seat mounting bolts (A).

NOTE:

Tighten the bolts by hand first, then tighten them to the specified torque.

Tighten the seat mounting bolts to the specified torque in the sequence shown. Slide the seat all the way back and tighten 1 and 2, then slide it forward and tighten 3 and 4.

4.

Install both seat track end covers (A).

5. Front Seat Belt Lower Anchor Bolt - Driver's Side

2-door

1.

Assemble the washer, the collar, and the bushing on the lower anchor bolt as shown.

NOTE: Apply medium strength liquid thread lock to the lower anchor bolt before reinstallation.

2.

Install the lower anchor bolt (A).

3.

Install the anchor cover (B).

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4-door

1.

Install the lower anchor bolt (A).

2.

Install the anchor cover (A).

6. Battery Terminal (SRS) - Reconnection

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NOTE: If the battery performs abnormally, test the battery.

1.

Clean the battery terminals.

2.

Connect the positive cable (A) to the battery (B).

NOTE: Always connect the positive side first.

3.

Connect the negative cable and battery sensor (C) to the battery.

4.

Apply multipurpose grease to the terminals to prevent corrosion.

7. HDS DLC - Connection

1.

Connect the HDS to the data link connector (DLC) (A) located under the driver's side of the dashboard.

2.

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).

3.

Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle. If it does not communicate, go to the DLC circuit troubleshooting.

8. DTC - Clear

1.

Clear the DTC(s) by following the screen prompts on the HDS.

2.

Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0), then wait for 10 seconds.

9. Driver's Seat Position Sensor Operation Check

1.

Make sure the driver's seat is in the full forward position.

2.

From the HDS Main Menu, select SRS, then Data List.

3.

Using two pieces of tape (A), make alignment marks (B) on the recline cover (C) and the front door sill trim (D) as shown. The driver's seat position sensor should read NEAR on the HDS.

4.

Move the seat back in small increments (about 5 mm, 0.20 in) until the driver's seat position sensor reads NOT NEAR. The seat should be about 55 mm (2.17 in) from the front.

NOTE: It takes a few seconds for the HDS to display changes, so wait for about 5 seconds between each movement. If the driver's seat position sensor data does not work as described above, check the driver's seat position sensor for damage, and replace parts as needed.

5.

Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

10. Confirm Proper SRS Operation

Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and check that the SRS indicator comes on for about 6 seconds and then goes off.

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See also:

Honda Civic Service Manual. Front Passenger's Weight Sensor Removal and Installation ('13-'14: 2-door)
SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations and the precautions and procedures before doing repairs or service. NOTE: The front passenger's weight sensor is part of the seat frame ...

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