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ny450es 07-10-2010 05:52 PM

help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
my cousin bought a wrecked wk with the driver's airbag deployed. he installed a working used one and can't get rid of the airbag light. anyone know the procedure to sync the used airbag?

Scottina06 07-10-2010 05:58 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
I think you need more than the bag...maybe the controller too

ny450es 07-10-2010 06:02 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
thanks for the quick response...where is the controller located? some schematics show its located in the center console where the shifter is located. hate to take it apart if its not located there.

Scottina06 07-10-2010 06:05 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
hmmm....to be honest I dont know. BUT...I will say this...I put an SRT airbag in my Jeep with not one single problem. I didnt have to have the dealer do anything.
I forget the name of the part....but its in the steering column that needs replaced when a bag is deployed.

robpp 07-10-2010 06:09 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
i have an 07 manual: the controller:

DESCRIPTION




The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) (1) is secured with three screws to a stamped steel mounting bracket welded onto the top of the floor panel transmission tunnel adjacent to the park brake mechanism and beneath the center floor console in the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Concealed within a hollow in the center of the die cast aluminum ORC housing is the electronic circuitry of the ORC which includes a microprocessor, an electronic impact sensor, an electronic safing sensor, and an energy storage capacitor. A stamped metal cover plate is secured to the bottom of the ORC housing with seven screws to enclose and protect the internal electronic circuitry and components.

An arrow (2) printed on the label (3) on the top of the ORC housing provides a visual verification of the proper orientation of the unit, and should always be pointed toward the front of the vehicle. The ORC housing has integral mounting flanges (4) on the left front and rear corners and near the center of the right side. The stamped metal cover plate has two integral locating pins on its lower surface. Two molded plastic electrical connector receptacles (5) exit the forward facing side of the ORC housing. These receptacles connect the ORC to the vehicle electrical system through two dedicated take outs and connectors, one from the instrument panel wire harness and the second from the body wire harness.

The impact sensor and safing sensor internal to the ORC are calibrated for the specific vehicle, and are only serviced as a unit with the ORC. In addition, there are unique versions of the ORC for vehicles with or without the optional side curtain airbags. The ORC cannot be repaired or adjusted and, if damaged or ineffective, it must be replaced.

ny450es 07-10-2010 06:09 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
he replaced the clock spring...if thats what you are referring to.

robpp 07-10-2010 06:11 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
this might have the answer: again this is an 07 manual:

SERVICE AFTER A SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT DEPLOYMENT
Any vehicle which is to be returned to use following a supplemental restraint deployment, must have the deployed restraints replaced. In addition, if the driver airbag has been deployed, the Steering Control Module (SCM)/clockspring must be replaced. If the passenger airbag is deployed, the instrument panel top pad must be replaced. The seat belt tensioners can be deployed independent of an airbag deployment, but must also be replaced if either front airbag has been deployed. If a side curtain airbag has been deployed, the complete airbag unit, the headliner, as well as the upper A, B, C and D-pillar trim must be replaced. These components are not intended for reuse and will be damaged or weakened as a result of a supplemental restraint deployment, which may or may not be obvious during a visual inspection.

On vehicles with an optional sunroof, the sunroof drain tubes and hoses must be closely inspected following a side curtain airbag deployment. It is also 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. Because the ORC and each front and side impact sensor are used by the supplemental restraint system to monitor or confirm the direction and severity of a vehicle impact, improper orientation or insecure fastening of these components may cause airbags not to deploy when required, or to deploy when not required.

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

ny450es 07-10-2010 06:20 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
thanks everyone

Shadohc 09-27-2010 10:20 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
Is the controller accessible without dropping the transmission. Does anyone have a image of where it is located

robpp 09-27-2010 10:30 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
its in the steering column i think. see above.

Shadohc 09-27-2010 10:35 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by robpp (Post 275600)
its in the steering column i think. see above.


I did read your post that was why I asked my question it says it is on the top wanted to see how to access it

robpp 09-27-2010 10:41 PM

Re: help with 06 wk limited driver airbag
 
its inside the vehicle under the floor console:

DESCRIPTION




The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) (1) is secured with three screws to a stamped steel mounting bracket welded onto the top of the floor panel transmission tunnel adjacent to the park brake mechanism and beneath the center floor console in the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Concealed within a hollow in the center of the die cast aluminum ORC housing is the electronic circuitry of the ORC which includes a microprocessor, an electronic impact sensor, an electronic safing sensor, and an energy storage capacitor. A stamped metal cover plate is secured to the bottom of the ORC housing with seven screws to enclose and protect the internal electronic circuitry and components.

An arrow (2) printed on the label (3) on the top of the ORC housing provides a visual verification of the proper orientation of the unit, and should always be pointed toward the front of the vehicle. The ORC housing has integral mounting flanges (4) on the left front and rear corners and near the center of the right side. The stamped metal cover plate has two integral locating pins on its lower surface. Two molded plastic electrical connector receptacles (5) exit the forward facing side of the ORC housing. These receptacles connect the ORC to the vehicle electrical system through two dedicated take outs and connectors, one from the instrument panel wire harness and the second from the body wire harness.

The impact sensor and safing sensor internal to the ORC are calibrated for the specific vehicle, and are only serviced as a unit with the ORC. In addition, there are unique versions of the ORC for vehicles with or without the optional side curtain airbags. The ORC cannot be repaired or adjusted and, if damaged or ineffective, it must be replaced.


OPERATION
The microprocessor in the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) contains the supplemental restraint system logic circuits and controls all of the supplemental restraint system components. The ORC uses On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) and can communicate with other electronic modules in the vehicle as well as with the diagnostic scan tool using the Controller Area Network (CAN) data bus. This method of communication is used for control of the airbag indicator in the ElectroMechanical Instrument Cluster (EMIC) (also known as the Cab Compartment Node/CCN) and for supplemental restraint system diagnosis and testing through the 16-way data link connector located on the driver side lower edge of the instrument panel. (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL/INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/AIRBAG INDICATOR - OPERATION).

The ORC microprocessor continuously monitors all of the supplemental restraint system electrical circuits to determine the system readiness. If the ORC detects a monitored system fault, it sets an active and stored Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) and sends electronic messages to the EMIC over the CAN data bus to turn ON the airbag indicator. An active fault only remains for the duration of the fault, or in some cases for the duration of the current ignition switch cycle, while a stored fault causes a DTC to be stored in memory by the ORC. For some DTCs, if a fault does not recur for a number of ignition cycles, the ORC will automatically erase the stored DTC. For other internal faults, the stored DTC is latched forever.

The ORC receives battery current through two circuits; a fused ignition switch output (run) circuit through a fuse in the Junction Block (JB), and a fused ignition switch output (run-start) circuit through a second fuse in the JB. The ORC receives ground through a ground circuit and take out of the instrument panel wire harness. This take out has a single eyelet terminal connector that is secured by a ground screw near the center of the instrument panel structural support. These connections allow the ORC to be operational whenever the ignition switch is in the START or ON positions.

The ORC also contains an energy-storage capacitor. When the ignition switch is in the START or ON positions, this capacitor is continually being charged with enough electrical energy to deploy the supplemental restraint components for up to one second following a battery disconnect or failure. The purpose of the capacitor is to provide backup supplemental restraint system protection in case there is a loss of battery current supply to the ORC during an impact.

Two sensors are contained within the ORC, an electronic impact sensor and a safing sensor. The ORC also monitors inputs from two remote front impact sensors located on the back of the right and left vertical members of the radiator support near the front of the vehicle. The electronic impact sensors are accelerometers that sense the rate of vehicle deceleration, which provides verification of the direction and severity of an impact. The ORC also monitors inputs from an internal rollover sensor and four additional remote impact sensors located on the left and right inner B-pillars and C-pillars to control deployment of the side curtain airbag units.

The safing sensors are electronic accelerometer sensors within the ORC that provide additional logic inputs to the ORC microprocessor. One safing sensor is used to verify the need for a supplemental restraint deployment by detecting impact energy of a lesser magnitude than that of the primary electronic impact sensors, and must exceed a safing threshold in order for the front airbags to deploy. The second safing sensor within the ORC provides confirmation to the ORC microprocessor of side impact forces. This second safing sensor is a bi-directional unit that detects impact forces from either side of the vehicle.

Pre-programmed decision algorithms in the ORC microprocessor determine when the deceleration rate as signaled by the impact sensors and the safing sensors indicate an impact that is severe enough to require supplemental restraint system protection and, based upon the severity of the monitored impact, determines the level of front airbag deployment force required for each front seating position. When the programmed conditions are met, the ORC sends the proper electrical signals to deploy the dual multistage front airbags at the programmed force levels, the front seat belt tensioners and either side curtain airbag unit.

The hard wired inputs and outputs for the ORC may be diagnosed using conventional diagnostic tools and procedures. Refer to the appropriate wiring information. However, conventional diagnostic methods will not prove conclusive in the diagnosis of the ORC or the electronic controls or communication between other modules and devices that provide features of the supplemental restraint system. The most reliable, efficient, and accurate means to diagnose the ORC or the electronic controls and communication related to ORC operation requires the use of a diagnostic scan tool. Refer to the appropriate diagnostic information.


REMOVAL
WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury on vehicles equipped with side curtain airbags, disable the supplemental restraint system before attempting any occupant restraint controller diagnosis or service. The occupant restraint controller contains a rollover sensor, which enables the system to deploy the side curtains in the event of a vehicle rollover event. If an occupant restraint controller is accidentally rolled during service while still connected to battery power, the side curtain airbags will deploy. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the supplemental restraint system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment.

WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury on vehicles equipped with airbags, disable the supplemental restraint system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, airbag, seat belt tensioner, impact sensor, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the supplemental restraint system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment.

WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury, never strike or drop the occupant restraint controller, as it can damage the impact sensor or affect its calibration. The occupant restraint controller contains the impact sensor, which enables the system to deploy the supplemental restraints. If an occupant restraint controller is accidentally dropped during service, the module must be scrapped and replaced with a new unit. Failure to observe this warning could result in accidental, incomplete, or improper supplemental restraint deployment.

NOTE: Several different Occupant Restraint Controllers (ORC) are available for this vehicle. For vehicles equipped with the optional side curtain airbags, both ORC connector receptacles are black in color and the ORC contains a second bi-directional safing sensor for the side airbags. For vehicles not equipped with the optional side curtain airbags, the ORC connector receptacles are gray.






1. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable. Wait two minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before further service.
2. Remove the center console from the top of the floor panel transmission tunnel (1). (Refer to 23 - BODY/INTERIOR/FLOOR CONSOLE - REMOVAL).
3. Disconnect the instrument panel (3) and body (4) wire harness connectors from the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) (2) connector receptacles located on the forward facing side of the module. To disconnect the connectors from the ORC:
a. Slide the red Connector Position Assurance (CPA) lock on the top of the connector toward the front of the vehicle.
b. Depress the edge of the CPA lock closest to the ORC to release the connector latch tab and pull the connector straight away from the ORC connector receptacle.




4. Remove the three screws (2) that secure the ORC (3) to the ORC mount welded onto the top of the floor panel transmission tunnel (1).
5. Remove the ORC from the ORC mount.

INSTALLATION
WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury on vehicles equipped with side curtain airbags, disable the supplemental restraint system before attempting any occupant restraint controller diagnosis or service. The occupant restraint controller contains a rollover sensor, which enables the system to deploy the side curtains in the event of a vehicle rollover event. If an occupant restraint controller is accidentally rolled during service while still connected to battery power, the side curtain airbags will deploy. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the supplemental restraint system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment.

WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury on vehicles equipped with airbags, disable the supplemental restraint system before attempting any steering wheel, steering column, airbag, seat belt tensioner, impact sensor, or instrument panel component diagnosis or service. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative (ground) cable, then wait two minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing further diagnosis or service. This is the only sure way to disable the supplemental restraint system. Failure to take the proper precautions could result in accidental airbag deployment.

WARNING: To avoid serious or fatal injury, never strike or drop the occupant restraint controller, as it can damage the impact sensor or affect its calibration. The occupant restraint controller contains the impact sensor, which enables the system to deploy the supplemental restraints. If an occupant restraint controller is accidentally dropped during service, the module must be scrapped and replaced with a new unit. Failure to observe this warning could result in accidental, incomplete, or improper supplemental restraint deployment.

NOTE: Several different Occupant Restraint Controllers (ORC) are available for this vehicle. For vehicles equipped with the optional side curtain airbags, both ORC connector receptacles are black in color and the ORC contains a second bi-directional safing sensor for the side airbags. For vehicles not equipped with the optional side curtain airbags, the ORC connector receptacles are gray.






1. Carefully position the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) (3) onto the ORC mount on the floor panel transmission tunnel (1). The bottom of the ORC housing is keyed. When the ORC is correctly positioned, the bottom of the housing will fit flush with the mount and the orientation arrow on the label on top of the housing will be pointed forward in the vehicle.
2. Install and tighten the three screws (2) that secure the ORC to the ORC mount that is welded onto the floor panel transmission tunnel. Tighten the screws to 14 Nm (10 ft. lbs.).




3. Reconnect the instrument panel (3) and body (4) wire harness connectors to the ORC (2) connector receptacles located on the forward facing side of the module. Be certain that the latches and the red CPA locks on both connectors are each fully engaged.
4. Reinstall the center console onto the top of the floor panel transmission tunnel (1). (Refer to 23 - BODY/INTERIOR/FLOOR CONSOLE - INSTALLATION).
5. Do not reconnect the battery negative cable at this time. The supplemental restraint system verification test procedure should be performed following service of any supplemental restraint system component. (Refer to 8 - ELECTRICAL/RESTRAINTS - STANDARD PROCEDURE - VERIFICATION TEST).


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