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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Scrapping Procedure

During the course of a vehicle's useful life, certain situations may arise which will necessitate the disposal of a live (undeployed) pretensioner. The following information covers the proper procedures for the disposing of a live (undeployed) pretensioner. Deploy the pretensioner before disposal. Do not dispose of a live (undeployed) pretensioner through normal disposal channels until the pretensioner has been deployed. The following information covers the proper procedures for the disposing of a live (undeployed) pretensioner.

Deployment Procedures

The pretensioner can be deployed inside or outside of the vehicle. The method used depends upon the final disposition of the vehicle.

Review the following procedures in order to determine which will work best in a given situation.

Deployment Inside the Vehicle

Refer to Inflatable Restraint Module Handling and Scrapping for deploying the pretensioner inside vehicle under vehicle scrapping procedure.

Pretensioner Handling and Scrapping
Special Tools EL-38826 SIR Deployment Harness EL-39401-B SIR Deployment Fixture For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Warning: When you are carrying an undeployed seat belt ...

Deployment Outside Vehicle for Seat Belt Pretensioners
Deploy the seat belt pretensioners outside of the vehicle when the vehicle will be returned to service. Situations that require deployment outside of the vehicle include the following: Using th ...

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Tire Pressure Monitor
This vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). The low tire pressure warning light alerts to a significant loss in pressure of one of the vehicle's tires. If the warning light comes on, stop as soon as possible and inflate the tires to the recommended pressure shown on the T ...

Driver or Passenger Seat Retractor Side Belt Replacement
Warning: Refer to SIR Warning in the Preface section. Warning: In order to prevent accidental deployment and the risk of personal injury, do not dispose of an undeployed inflatable restraint seat belt pretensioner as normal shop waste. Undeployed seat belt pretensioners contain substance ...

Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
The vehicle may have a Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) system. Read this entire section before using the system. WARNING SBZA does not detect vehicles rapidly approaching outside of the side blind zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. Failure to use proper care when changing lanes may res ...

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