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2007 Chevrolet Express

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

1. Turn the steering wheel so that the vehicle wheels are pointing straight ahead.
2. Place the ignition in the OFF position.
3. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
4. Wait 1 minute before working on system.

REV: 05/2012

PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

After a collision involving front air bag deployment, replace the following components:
• Inflatable restraint front end sensor [AIRBAG SENSOR,FRONT]
• Inflatable restraint instrument panel module [AIRBAG,INSTRUMENT PNL], if deployed
• Inflatable restraint seat belt buckle pretensioners
• Inflatable restraint sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL]
• Inflatable restraint steering wheel module [AIRBAG,STEERING WHEEL]
• Replace any seat belt system that was in use during the collision serious enough to deploy any automatic restraint device such as air bags and seat belt pretensioners

After a collision involving side air bag deployment, replace the following components:
• Inflatable restraint side impact sensors (SIS), [AIRBAG SENSOR,INTERIOR] left/right, on the side of the impact
• Inflatable restraint roof rail module, [AIRBAG,ROOF] left/right, on the side of the impact
• Inflatable restraint SDM [MODULE,AIRBAG CONTROL]
• Inflatable restraint seat belt pretensioner
• Replace any seat belt system that was in use during the collision serious enough to deploy any automatic restraint device such as air bags and seat belt pretensioners

The SIR sensor replacement policy requires replacing sensors in the area of accident damage. The
area of accident damage is defined as the portion of the vehicle which is crushed, bent, or damaged due to a collision.

Replace any seat belt system that was in use during a collision serious enough to deploy any automatic restraint device such as air bags and seat belt pretensioners. This not only includes seat belt systems in use by people of adult size, but seat belt systems used to secure child restraints, infant carriers and booster seats, including LATCH system and top tether anchorages.

PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

After any collision, inspect the following components as indicated. If you detect any damage, replace the component. If you detect any damage to the mounting points or mounting hardware, repair or replace the mounting points and mounting hardware as needed:
• Steering column--Perform the steering column accident damage checking procedures
• Instrument panel knee bolsters and Mounting Points--Inspect the knee bolsters for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of damage.
• Instrument panel brackets, braces, etc.--Inspect for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of
damage.
• Seat Belts--Perform the seat belt operational and functional checks
• Seats and Seat Mounting Points--Inspect for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of
damage.
• Passenger seat bottom equipped with Passenger Presence System (PPS) • Check for any DTCs or problems that may cause the PPS to not function properly.
• The roof and headliner mounting points

After a collision involving front air bag deployment, Perform additional inspections on the following components:
• Steering wheel module coil [Clock Spring] and coil wiring pigtail
• Mounting points or mounting hardware for the I/P, steering wheel module, SDM, and pretensioners

After a collision involving side air bag deployment, Perform additional inspections on the following components:
• Mounting points or mounting hardware for the SIS--Inspect for any damage and repair or replace each component as needed.
• Mounting points or mounting hardware for the roof rail module (left/right) on the side of impact--Inspect for any damage and repair or replace each component as needed.
• Mounting points or mounting hardware for the SDM and seat belt pretensioners--Inspect for any damage and repair or replace each component as needed.
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check

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*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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