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Ford Escape: Supplemental Restraint System / Removal and Installation - Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Indicator

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Interior Trim Remover

Removal

  1. Remove the center registers.
    Refer to: Center Registers (412-00 Climate Control System - General Information, Removal and Installation).

  1. Position the console center top trim panel up for access.
    1. Release the clips.
    1. Release the retaining hooks.
  1. Disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the floor console center top trim panel.
  1. Remove the floor console LH side trim panel screw cover.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Remove the screw, release the clips and remove the LH floor console side trim panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Release the clips and remove the RH floor console side trim panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Remove the USB port.
    Refer to: Universal Serial Bus (USB) Port (415-00 Information and Entertainment System - General Information, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the floor console LH bolt.
  1. Disconnect the floor console electrical connector, separate the wiring guide and remove the floor console bolt.

  1. Release the clips and remove the media bin.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
      Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Release the clips and remove the trim panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Remove the RH steering column opening trim panel upper screws.
    Torque: 22 lb.in (2.5 Nm)
  1. Position the LH front door weather-strip aside.
  1. Release the clips and remove the center A-pillar trim panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Release the clips and remove the LH instrument panel finish panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Release the clips, disconnect the electrical connector and remove the LH steering column opening trim panel.
    Use the General Equipment: Interior Trim Remover
  1. Remove the RH steering column opening trim panel lower screws.
    Torque: 22 lb.in (2.5 Nm)
  1. Release the clips, disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the RH steering column opening trim panel.
    1. On both sides.
      Push in and release the PAD indicator retainers.
    1. Remove the PAD indicator.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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