Kia Sportage: Passive Occupant Detection System (PODS): Repair procedures - SRSCM - Restraint - Kia Sportage SL Service & Repair ManualKia Sportage: Passive Occupant Detection System (PODS): Repair procedures

Third generation SL (20102016) / Kia Sportage SL Service & Repair Manual / Restraint / SRSCM / Passive Occupant Detection System (PODS): Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for at least three minutes before beginning work.
2.
Remove the front passenger seat assembly. (Refer to the Body group- Seat)
3.
Remove the seat cushion as an assembly. (Refer to the Body group- Seat)
Installation
1.
Install the PODS equipped seat cushion assembly. (Refer to the Body group- Seat)
2.
Install the front passenger seat assembly.
(Refer to the Body group - seat)
3.
Reconnect the battery negative cable.
4.
After installing the PODS, confirm proper system operation :
Turn the ignition switch ON; the SRS indicator should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off.
Telltale lamp will turn on for 4 seconds and be turned off for 3 seconds. After the 7 seconds, it shall remain off if the PODS does not require suppression and the passenger airbag is enabled.
   
Be sure to perform PODS reset with scantool after replacing PODS equipped seat cushion.
PODS Re-zero procedure
You should perform PODS Re-zero procedure after service or replacement about all part of the passenger seat.
1.
Ignition OFF, connect GDS.
2.
Ignition ON & Engine OFF, select Airbag system and PODS Reset mode.

3.
The GDS will show the two PODS RESET function steps.
(1)
Erase PODS diagnostic codes.
(2)
PODS initialization.

   
This step must be done PODS re-zero, when the front passenger seat is empty.
4.
Press the OK button to erase the PODS related diagnostic codes.

5.
Press OK button to initialize the PODS.

   
This step must be done PODS re-zero, when the front passenger seat is empty.
6.
The PODS initialization procedure will be performed.

7.
Check PODS situation with selecting " Pass. Airbag Realtime Info" after performing PODS Reset procedure.

8.
Perform inspection with pressing OK button.

9.
Finish the procedure with pressing cancel button if there is no problem after inspecting each status as below.

Passive Occupant Detection System (PODS): Components and Components Location
Components 1. Sensor mat2. PODS Unit ...

Schematic Diagrams
Circuit Diagram (1) Circuit Diagram (2) Harness Connector Pin Function (Connector A)Pin Function (Connector A)1Ignition1Pressure side impact sensor [Driver] High2 -2Side impact ...

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Forward and backward
Push the control switch forward or backward to move the seat to the desired position. Release the switch once the seat reaches the desired position. ...

Speedometer
Type A Type B The speedometer indicates the forward speed of the vehicle. The speedometer is calibrated in kilometers per hour and/or miles per hour. ...

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