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Kia Sportage: Front Impact Sensor (FIS)

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Restraint / SRSCM / Front Impact Sensor (FIS)

Description and Operation

 Description

The front impact sensor (FIS) is installed in the Front End Module (FEM). They are remote sensors that detect acceleration due to a collision at its mounting location. The primary purpose of the Front Impact Sensor (FIS) is to provide an indication of a collision. The Front Impact Sensor (FIS) sends acceleration data to the SRSCM.

Components and Components Location

 Components

Repair procedures

Repair procedures

Removal

CAUTION

  • Removal of the airbag must be performed according to the precautions/ procedures described previously.
  • Before disconnecting the front impact sensor connector, disconnect the front airbag connector(s).
  • Do not turn the ignition switch ON and do not connect the battery cable while replacing the front impact sensor.

1. Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for at least three minutes before beginning work.

2. Remove the air duct (A) and air cleaner assembly (B). (Driver front impact sensor only).

З. Disconnect the front impact sensor connector (A).

З. Disconnect the front impact sensor connector (A).

4. Remove the front impact sensor mounting bolt (B).

4. Remove the front impact sensor mounting bolt (B).

5. Remove the front impact sensor.

Installation

CAUTION

  • Do not turn the ignition switch ON and do not contact the battery cable while replacing the front impact sensor.

1. Install the new front impact sensor.

2. Tighten the front impact sensor mounting bolt.

Tightening torque: 7.0 ~ 9.0 N.m (0.7 ~ 0.9 kgf.m, 5.1 ~ 6.6 lb-ft)

3. Connect the front impact sensor connector.

4. Install the air duct and air cleaner assembly. (Driver front impact sensor only)

5. Reconnect the battery negative cable.

6. After installing the Front Impact Sensor, confirm proper system operation:

  1. Тurn the ignition switch ON: the SRS indicator light should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off.

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