Kia Soul EV: SRSCM / Occupant Detecting Sensor (ODS) Description and Operation

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Restraint / SRSCM / Occupant Detecting Sensor (ODS) Description and Operation

Description
In order to make normal activation of airbag system, SRSCM detects DTC(s) for the Passenger side Body Detection System. If the seat is occupied, Body sensor detects how measuring electrostatic capacity and send signal to SRSCM via CAN. SRSCM recognizes the signal as 2(two) different classifications; that is, class #1 (Empty or child seat), class #2 (Small, Large).With these signal, ACU determines whether it needs to deploy PAB(Passenger Airbag) or not.
   
If you strike or spin the SRSCM with the IG “ON”, the seat-belt pretensioner, curtain-airbag or side-airbag could be deployed. Handle it with care.
Seat Belt Buckle Switch (BS) Repair procedures
Removal 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for at least three minutes before beginning work. 2. Remove the front seat assembly. (Refer to Body - "Front seat") 3. Remove th ...

Occupant Detecting Sensor (ODS) Components and Components Location
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