Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 05-09-2010
WARNING: – Always wear safety glasses when repairing an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) vehicle and when handling an air bag module. This will reduce the risk of injury in the event of an accidental deployment. – Never probe the connectors on the air bag module. Doing so can result in air bag deployment, which can result in personal injury. – To reduce the risk of personal injury, do not use any memory saver devices. 2005 Ford Five Hundred 2WD V6-3.0L VIN 1 NOTE: – If a seat equipped with a supplemental restraint system (SRS) component is being serviced, the SRS must be depowered. – The air bag warning lamp illuminates when the restraint control module (RCM) fuse is removed and the ignition switch is ON. This is normal operation and does not indicate a SRS fault. – The SRS must be fully operational and free of faults before releasing the vehicle to the customer. – Repair is made by installing a new part only. If the new part does not correct the condition, install the original part and carry out the diagnostic procedure again. All seats 1. Position the seat to access all the seat track-to-floor pan bolts and the safety belt anchor. 2. Depower the SRS. 3. Remove the front seat. 4. Remove the front seat backrest. 5. Remove the seat track. Heated seats 6. Release the tab in the slot and slide the heated seat module off the bracket. Disconnect and remove the heated seat module. Seats with power recline 7. Disconnect the power seat backrest adjust motor electrical connector. 8. Drive out the 2 large roll pins. 9. Remove the 3 bolts and the power seat backrest adjust assembly. – To install, tighten to 10 Nm (89 lb-ft). Seats with manual recline 10. Drive out the 2 large roll pins and remove the manual seat backrest adjuster. Memory seats 11. Remove the 2 rivets, disconnect the 4 connectors and remove the driver seat module. All seats 12. Remove the seat wire harness.
Filed Under (Toyota) by admin on 20-05-2011
Some customers may experience a squeak noise due to contact between the seat track locating pin(s) and the ?oor pan location hole(s). The following procedure describes the repair method to correct this condition. 1. Disconnect the negative (–) battery terminal. 2. Remove the plastic front seat track covers, use a Plastic Pry Tool to disengage the claws and carefully remove the plastic seat track covers. NOTE Refer to the appropriate Toyota Repair Manual for each model for detailed instructions on how to remove the plastic seat track covers. 4. Remove the LH front seat assembly. A. Move the seatback to the full upright position. B. Remove the four (4) seat track securing bolts. C. Disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the complete seat assembly. 5. Remove the seat track locating pins. A. With the seat removed from the vehicle, tilt the seat assembly backward to gain access to the seat track locating pins. B. Use a power cut-off tool to cut off the two (2) locating pins leaving 2 mm (0.1 in.) or less of each pin. NOTE • Do NOT permit the power cut-off tool to contact the seat track. ONLY cut off the shaft of the pin (near the base of the seat track). • The seat track locating pins’ function is to ease installation during manufacturing and does NOT provide any other function. Figure 5.. 6. Clean and paint bare metal surfaces. A. Remove any metal shavings from the seat track/seat assembly. B. Clean the bare metal surface of the remainder of the seat track locating pin with wax, grease, and silicone remover. C. To prevent corrosion, coat any bare metal surfaces still attached to the seat track with a brush-on type paint. 7. Install LH front seat assembly. A. Place the seat on the cabin ?oor. B. Reconnect all electrical connectors under the seat. C. Install all four (4) seat track retaining bolts (?ngertight). D. Tighten the two (2) front seat track attaching bolts. NOTE The bolt torque speci?cation varies by model. Please refer to the Repair Manual for the correct bolt torque for the model you are working on. E. Tighten the two (2) rear seat track attaching bolts. NOTE The bolt torque speci?cation varies by model. Please refer to the Repair Manual for the correct bolt torque for the model you are working on. F. Reinstall all plastic seat track covers. 8. Repeat steps 1 – 6 for the RH seat assembly. 9. Reconnect the negative (–) battery terminal. 10. Test power seat operation and seat heater (if equipped) for proper operation. 11. Initialize front passenger occupant classi?cation system and re-initialize any other power systems. Refer to the applicable model and model year repair manual initialization procedures. 12. Inspect SRS warning light operation. 13. Test drive vehicle and con?rm that the seat squeak has been eliminated.
Filed Under (Buick) by admin on 01-01-2011
SUBJECT: MODELS: Heated Windshield Washer Module Short Circuit – Add Wire Harness 2006-2008 model year Buick Lucerne; Cadillac DTS; HUMMER H2 vehicles; 2007- 2008 model year Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT; Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe; GMC Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL; Saturn OUTLOOK vehicles; and 2008 model year Buick Enclave vehicles equipped with a heated washer fluid system. A short circuit on the printed circuit board for the washer fluid heater may overheat the control-circuit ground wire. This may cause other electrical malfunctions, create an odor, or cause smoke. In rare cases, it may cause a fire. PARTS INFORMATION No parts are required to pull the heated windshield washer fuse. When wire harnesses are available for ordering, a revised bulletin with ordering information will be sent to dealers/retailers. SERVICE PROCEDURE Important: Until wire harnesses become available, the following procedure allows dealers/retailers to remove the heated windshield wiper fuse, disabling the system. 2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade EXT, Escalade ESV, 2007-2008 Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado (GMT900), Suburban, Tahoe, 2007-2008 GMC Sierra (GMT900), Yukon and Yukon XL 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection in SI. Important: The underhood fuse block is located in the engine compartment on the driver side of the vehicle. Refer to Underhood Fuse Block in the Owner’s Manual for fuse information. 2. Locate the underhood bussed electrical center (UBEC). 3. Remove the UBEC cover and locate the 60 amp heated windshield washer fuse. Important: Remove the two relays (1) next to the fuse to gain access to the fuse. 4. Remove the 60 amp heated windshield washer fuse (2) using needle-nose pliers. 5. Store the 60 amp heated windshield washer fuse in the glove compartment. 6. Install the two relays (1) removed in Step 4. 7. Connect the negative battery cable. Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnection and Connection in SI. 8. Test the operation of the windshield wiper system. 8.1 Ensure the wiper system functions in low and high positions. 8.2 Verify that the windshield wiper/washer switch functions. The windshield wiper system should provide wiper fluid to the windshield. 8.3 Ensure that the heated windshield washer fluid system has been disabled. • Verify that the heated windshield washer switch does NOT flash. 9. Secure the UBEC cover on the UBEC. 10. Close the hood.
Filed Under (Ford, Lincoln) by admin on 17-10-2009
The instructions below can be used for the following vehicles: 2008 Ford Crown Victoria / Lincoln Town Car / Mercury Grand Marquis 2008 Ford E-series 2007-2009 Ford Edge / Lincoln MKX 2005-2008 Ford Escape / Mercury Mariner 2007-2009 Ford Expedition / Lincoln Navigator 2006-2009 Ford Explorer / Lincoln Aviator / Mercury Mountaineer 2007-2008 Ford F150, F250, and F350 / Lincoln Mark LT
2009 Ford Flex 2008-2009 Ford Focus 2006-2007 Ford Freestar / Mercury Monterey 2008-2009 Ford Fusion / Lincoln MKZ / Mercury Milan 2007-2009 Ford Mustang 2007-2009 Ford Ranger 2008-2009 Ford Taurus / Mercury Sable
1. Make sure all tires are inflated to the vehicle’s recommended inflation pressures (found in the owner’s manual on the door placard). 2. Turn the ignition switch to OFF then press and release the brake pedal. 3. Turn the ignition switch from OFF to RUN (engine OFF) 3 times, ending in the RUN position. Do this within 10 seconds. 4. Press and release the brake pedal
Filed Under (Ford) by admin on 16-08-2010
1. Make sure all accessories are turned OFF. 2. Make sure the ignition switch is in the OFF position. 3. At the central junction box (CJB), located below the LH side of the instrument panel, remove the cover and the restraints control module (RCM) fuse F2.60 (7.5A) from the CJB. 4. Turn the ignition ON and visually monitor the air bag indicator for at least 30 seconds. The air bag indicator will remain lit continuously (no flashing) if the correct RCM fuse has been removed. If the air bag indicator does not remain lit continuously, remove the correct RCM fuse before proceeding. 5. Turn the ignition OFF. 6. Disconnect the battery negative cable and wait at least one (1) minute. 7. Move the seat to its full rearward position. 8. Remove the seat track outer trim cover. 9. Remove the seat assembly front retaining bolts. 10. Move the seat to its full forward position. 11. Remove the seat track outer rear trim cover. 12. Remove the seat assembly rear retaining bolts. 13. Disconnect the underseat electrical connector. See Figure 1. 14. Remove the seat from the vehicle and position it on a suitable work surface. SEAT CUSHION AND SEAT BACK DISASSEMBLY 1. CAUTION: Note the position and routing of the wiring harnesses to aid installation. An incorrectly routed wiring harness may lead to the wires becoming damaged on the seat mechanism. safety belt buckle sensor and pretensioner wiring harnesses, if equipped, from the underside of the cushion. See Figure