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Old 09-14-2011, 09:16 AM
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welding really close to curtain bags

I will unplug the battery and give it a good 30-40 min to drain any residual currents but should I unplug the curtain bag harness as well? I wouldn't think so but I just want to make sure. Here's some pics. In one of the pics you can clearly see the curtain bag and how close it will be. The seam is right above the curtains and that's where I'll be plug welding.






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Simply remove the bags, you can drop the whole thing down leaving the wire plugged in or just unplug them and have the code cleared later.

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Simply remove the bags, you can drop the whole thing down leaving the wire plugged in or just unplug them and have the code cleared later.

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Will it throw a code if the battery is disconnected and residual is drained off?
My 2004 Tahoe does not throw srs codes if done that way. Just do not power it back up until the bags are plugged in on the Tahoe.
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Why not glue the side and the back edge of headers and just weld at glass openings?
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That isn't following manufactures recomendations but you are very right, in the real world bonding the sides is the best way to go.

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Simply remove the bags, you can drop the whole thing down leaving the wire plugged in or just unplug them and have the code cleared later.

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Yeah, I'll do that. They'll stay plugged but hanging. Thanks.

Funny...every part taking the headliner out was really easy except those darn little hooks for the sun visors, which was the smallest part to come off. Go figure.
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