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    Airbags have deployed/seat belt advice wanted please

    Hi my mates car has had drivers side seat and curtain airbag deployed. A3 TDI 5 DOOR SPORTBACK
    They no doubt will get replaced,but theres a few question id like to ask:

    Both front seat belts have locked.........can they be unlocked and reused?
    Can the driver seat (half leather) be repaired,once airbag is refitted?
    Can airbags out of a 3 door model be used?...IE The seat airbag?
    and finaly.......anyone know a top sh** hot bodyshop that dont cost the earth?.........in stoke on trent area?
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    The seatbelts will have to be replaced. I think that they have a sort of explosive charge mechanism that goes off in the event of an accident, instantly tightening them and rendering them unusable - so I'd hazard a guess at you needing new seat belts and whatever else goes with it.

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    will i have to use seatbelts out of a 5 door a3 or are golf mk5/audi a4 ones the same?
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    just get a new seat from ebay, new curtain airbag from ebay too... all these parts are laying around on there for fairly cheap. as for bodyshop i know a really good and well priced buy in Birmingham.
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    thanks ash,,,,,,,,very hard to get 1 seat in half leather........ive found someone to stitch/repair it today.....just got get airbag out of a 5 door,as tps have told me 3 door seat airbag and 5 door are different.
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    i'll be selling my standard half leather/alcantara front seats in a couple weeks, but i guess that doesnt help you.
    A3 Sportback 2.0TDI
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    how much?.......need 2 front seatbelts too
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    im not selling the seat belts... lol i need them
    the seats... pm me for pics n details (you know how it is here, not allowed to sell unless classifieds blah blah)
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