OEM Restraints System Part Replacement Search


2021 Dodge Charger

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

WARNING: To avoid potential physical injury or damage to sensitive electronic circuits and systems, always disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable and the positive cable, then ground the positive cable to discharge the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) capacitor before performing any welding operations on the vehicle.

1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable.
2. Allow system capacitor to discharge for two minutes before performing further diagnosis or service.

REV: 03/2021

PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

If the Driver airbag is deployed:
• Driver airbag [AIRBAG,STEERING WHEEL]
• Steering wheel
• Clockspring
• Steering Column Assembly including Intermediate Shaft/Coupler
• Both front seat belt retractor and tensioner assemblies
• All other seat belt retractors and buckles in use

If the Knee blocker airbag is deployed:
• Knee blocker airbag [AIRBAG,KNEE BOLSTER]
• Instrument panel steering column opening cover

If the Passenger airbag is deployed:
• Passenger airbag [AIRBAG,INSTRUMENT PNL]
• Instrument panel
• Passenger Airbag wiring harness or connector if available (Must use approved wire crimping tool and splices)

If a Seat (pelvic and thorax) airbag has been deployed:
• Seat airbag [AIRBAG,FRONT SEAT]
• Seat Airbag
• Seat Back Frame
• Seat Back Foam
• Seat Back Trim Cover
• Side impact sensors on the same side of the vehicle as the deployed airbag
• Both front seat belt retractor and tensioner assemblies
• All other seat belt retractors and buckles in use

If a Side curtain airbag has been deployed:
• Curtain Airbag Assembly [AIRBAG,ROOF]
• Headliner
• Upper A, B, and C-pillar trim on deployed side of vehicle
• Side impact sensors on the same side of the vehicle as the deployed airbag
• Both front seat belt retractor and tensioner assemblies
• All other seat belt retractors and buckles in use

All seat belt tensioners must be replaced if any airbag in the vehicle except a Knee AirBag (KAB) has been deployed.

PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

• Following ANY major vehicle impact damage in the vicinity of an impact sensor or the ORC • It is critical that the mounting surfaces and mounting brackets for the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC), front impact sensors and side impact sensors located within the proximity of the impact damage be closely inspected and restored to their original conditions. [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL; AIRBAG SENSOR,FRONT; AIRBAG SENSOR,SIDE; AIRBAG SENSOR,FRT DOOR;AIRBAG SENSOR,QTR PANEL]

• Active Head Restraint units that are undamaged are designed with the intention of reuse.
• Lower anchors and tether for children (LATCH) and upper tether anchors (if equipped)
• Inspect all trim panels
• Occupant Restraint Controller and mounting location

When Driver Airbag has deployed:
• Front Impact Sensors

When Side Curtain Airbag has deployed:
• Sunroof
• Sunroof Drain Tubes and Hoses
• Side Impact Sensors
• Seat Belt Tensioners

When Seat Airbag has deployed:
• Seat Belt Tensioners

• All other vehicle components should be closely inspected following any supplemental restraint component deployment, but are to be replaced only as required by the extent of the visible damage incurred.

Additional Information


*This matrix does not currently contain all production vehicles sold in the United States. Please refer back to this page frequently to ensure the most up-to-date information. The following charts were developed in cooperation with AudaExplore, a Solera company. The contents are based on the information available at the time of publication. To ensure that the most recent information is used, always refer to the vehicle maker's technical information before working with airbags and other passive restraint systems.


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