How to Replace Driver Steering Wheel Airbag on Honda Vehicles

DIY Cost: $50-$150
Est. Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to remove and replace the airbag on the 9th generation Honda Civic. Pictures and video recorded on a 2015 Honda Civic.

What you will need


  1. Open the hood and disconnect the negative battery terminal. open hood disconnect battery then replace honda airbag
  2. Remove two Torx T-25 bolts on each side of the steering airbag removal change screw
  3. Pry out the plastic cover at the bottom of the steering wheel. This will expose the airbag connector. Disconnect the yellow airbag connector and horn wire.disconnect honda airbag
  4. Remove the airbag from the Honda steering wheel by pulling it out. Keep your body 2ft away from the airbag. Handle your Honda airbag with care. remove honda airbag
  5. Install new airbag in reverse order. install honda airbag

Risk of injury. The airbag may ignite accidentally if not handled with care. Connect a new airbag before turning on the ignition.


  • These instructions will help you replace a deployed Honda airbag. Your Honda airbag (SRS) light will remain on even after replacing the airbag. You will need to use an OBD2 Airbag Scanner to reset the airbag light.
  • Wait for at least fifteen minutes before working on the airbag system.
  • Handle airbags with care.

Replaced my Honda airbag, but the airbag light won't reset

To clear the airbag light, a Honda Airbag Scanner is needed.

Generic OBD-II scanner, in most cases, is not able to read airbag codes and clear them. 

Airbag fault codes can not be cleared if there is crash data stored in the module. 

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