Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Installation

WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, read and follow all warnings, cautions and notes at the beginning of the removal procedure.

1. Install the passenger air bag module.

1. Position the passenger air bag module into the instrument panel.

2. Install the bolts.

Passenger Air Bag Module

2. Remove the restraint system diagnostic tool from the vehicle harness side of the passenger air bag electrical connector.

Passenger Air Bag Module

3. Connect the passenger air bag module electrical connector. Install the passenger air bag module electrical connector and pin-type retainer to the instrument panel frame.

Passenger Air Bag Module

4. Close the glove compartment.

5. Connect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section.

6. With the restraint system diagnostic tools still installed at the remaining deployable devices, prove out the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) in the Diagnosis and Testing portion of this section.

7. WARNING: To avoid accidental deployment and possible personal injury, the backup power supply must be depleted before repairing or replacing any front or side air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) components and before servicing, replacing, adjusting or striking components near the front or side air bag sensors, such as doors, instrument panel, console, door latches, strikers, seats and hood latches.

Please refer to the appropriate vehicle shop manual to determine location of the front air bag sensors.

The side air bag sensors are located at or near the base of the B-pillar.

To deplete the backup power supply energy, disconnect the battery ground cable and wait at least one minute. Be sure to disconnect auxiliary batteries and power supplies (if equipped).

Disconnect the battery ground cable and wait at least one minute. For additional information, refer to Section.

8. Restore the vehicle to operating condition.

1. WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, read and follow all warnings, notes, and instructions in the supplemental restraint system (SRS) deactivation/reactivation procedure.

Reactivate the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Deactivation and Reactivation in the General Procedures portion of this section.

2. WARNING: The restraint system diagnostic tool is for restraint system service only. Remove from the vehicle prior to road use. Failure to remove could result in injury and possible violation of vehicle safety standards.

With all the restraint system diagnostic tools removed, prove out the supplemental restraint system (SRS). For additional information, refer to Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) in the Diagnosis and Testing portion of this section.

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