FCA/Stellantis Restraints Wiring: UPDATE

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at the FCA/Stellantis position on this subject.

Per FCA/Stellantis Service Information ➤ Restraints ➤ Warnings:

“...never attempt to repair the electrically conductive circuits or wiring components related to the SRS for which there is no Mopar® wiring repair kit. It is important to use ONLY the recommended splicing kit and procedure…”

The splicing procedure may be found in vehicle-specific service manuals under: Service Information ➤ Restraints ➤ Standard Procedures ➤ Supplemental Restraints System Wiring Repairs.

  • The wiring splice repair procedure is approved for harness side repairs only.
  • The procedure specifies crimping the wires with a splice band, soldering the connection, and sealing the splice with sealant-lined shrink tubing (Part number 04778570 or equivalent).
  • The crimp and solder ensure a strong mechanical bond that will always pass a pull test while also maintaining the conductivity and current carrying capacity of the circuit.
  • The adhesive sealant and heat shrink tubing ensures the splice repair will perform as well or better than the original wire and be safe from potential corrosion or short circuits.

To find wiring connector repair kits visit Mopar Connection Repair Kit website.

It is important to read and follow OEM procedures to be certain what electrical wiring repairs can be carried out to help achieve a complete, safe, and quality repair.

For information on FCA/Stellantis replacement and inspection items after a restraints deployment, go to the OEM Restraints System Part Replacement Search

For FCA/Stellantis service information, go to: stellantisiop.com

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