1. Precautions
Before disassembling or reassembling parts,
always disconnect battery ground cable. When
repairing radio, control units, etc. which are
provided with memory functions, record
memory contents before disconnecting battery
ground cable. Otherwise, these contents will
be cancelled upon disconnection.
Reassemble parts in reverse order of disas-
sembly unless otherwise indicated.
Adjust parts to specifications contained in
this manual if so designated.
Connect connectors and hoses securely dur-
ing reassembly.
After reassembly, ensure functional parts
operate smoothly.
Airbag system wiring harness is routed near
the electrical parts and switch.
All airbag system wiring harness and con-
nectors are yellow. Do not use electrical test
equipment on these circuit.
Be careful not to damage airbag system wir-
ing harness when servicing the ignition key
2. Battery
1) Disconnect the positive (+) terminal after dis-
connecting the negative (?) terminal of battery.
2) Remove flange nuts from battery rods and take
off battery holder.
3) Remove battery.
4) Install in the reverse order of removal.
Tightening torque:
1.0 Nm (0.35
0.1 kg-m, 2.5
0.7 ft-lb)
Clean battery cable terminals and apply grease
to retard the formation of corrosion.
Connect the positive (+) terminal of battery and
then the negative (?) terminal of the battery.
Electrolyte has toxicity; be careful handling
the fluid.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Especially when fluid comes in contact with
eyes, flush with water for 15 minutes and get
prompt medical attention.
Batteries produce explosive gasses. Keep
sparks, flame, cigarettes away.
Ventilate when charging or using in enclosed
For safety, in case an explosion does occur,
wear eye protection or shield your eyes when
working near any battery. Never lean over a
Do not let battery fluid contact eyes, skin,
fabrics, or paint-work because battery fluid is
corrosive acid.
To lessen the risk of sparks, remove rings,
metal watch-bands, and other metal jewelry.
Never allow metal tools to contact the positive
battery terminal and anything connected to it
while you are at the same time in contact with
any other metallic portion of the vehicle, which
may short a circuit.
2. Battery