OEM Restraints System Part Replacement Search

2007 Dodge Caravan


DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

1. Disconnect and isolate battery negative cable.
2. Allow system capacitor to discharge for two minutes before removing airbag components.

REV: 08/2011•


With a driver airbag deployment:
• Steering wheel
• Clockspring Assembly
• Steering Column Assembly including Intermediate Shaft/Coupler
• Seat belt tensioners
• All Seat Belt Retractors and Buckles in use

With a passenger airbag deployment:
• Passenger airbag [AIRBAG,INSTRUMENT PNL]
• Instrument panel and pad assembly
• Seat belt tensioners
• Passenger Airbag Wiring Harness or Connector if available (Must use approved wire crimping tool)

With a knee blocker airbag deployment:
• Knee blocker airbag [AIRBAG,KNEE BOLSTER]
• Under Steering Column Cover
• Instrument panel and pad assembly

With a side curtain airbag deployment:
• Curtain airbag assembly [AIRBAG,ROOF]
• Headliner
• Upper A, B, C and D-Pillar trim on deployed side
• All Seat Belt Retractors and Buckles in use

After a frontal impact where an airbag has been deployed due to a collision. the following MUST be replaced:
• Front Seat Belt Buckle (driver and passenger) with integral Tensioners


It is critical that the mounting surfaces and mounting brackets for the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC), side impact sensors, and front impact sensors be closely inspected and restored to their original conditions following any vehicle impact damage. [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL; AIRBAG SENSOR,FENDER; AIRBAG SENSOR,SIDE]

• All other seat belts, buckles, etc should be closely inspected for cuts, tears, fraying or damage in any way following any frontal impact or airbag deployment. The seat belts are to be replaced when visible damage is incurred.
• Lower anchors and tether for children (LATCH)
• Inspect all trim panels

After an impact event, either front, rear, or side, the OCS system components need to be inspected and replaced if found to be damaged.
This includes:
• Belt Tension Sensor
• Occupant Classification Module (OCM)
• Passenger Airbag ON/Off Indicator
• Seat Weight Bladder and Sensor
• Whether replaced or not, the OCS must be re-zeroed to make sure that the system in within proper parameters to sense the occupants weight correctly

When Side Curtain Airbag has
• Seat weight bladder and sensor
• Seat needs to be recalibrated

• All other airbag and vehicle components should be closely inspected following any airbag deployment, and should be replaced when visible damage is incurred.

• THE Chrysler Group allows splicing of airbag wiring harnesses (excluding clock spring wiring and pigtails) where connector kits have been made available. If a connector is damaged, and a connector kit is not available, the entire wiring harness must be replaced. The splicing procedure and kit are to be used for repairing damaged wires and installing connector kits. The splicing procedure and connector kit are not to be used for installation of salvage parts (especially restraint circuits).”

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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