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    Unhappy Airbags Gone Off :(

    Hi there guys, i hope u can help us

    my friends car has been involved in a car accident, its an 2004 audi a4 1.9 tdi sport, his friend was driving it but third party under her own insurance cover and ended up going into the back of another car (her own fault)

    as he cant claim under his insurance as she was driving it third party with his permission, they have to know repair the car themselves. it has not got significant amount of damage so can be repaired but the downside is that the driver and passenger side airbags have gone off.

    as they will be doing most of the work themselves, we just wanted to know what is the procedure to follow when replacing both driver and passenger airbags, and what parts are needed?

    hope u guys can help

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    Mo Sorry to hear about your bump.

    I have a steering wheel and airbag from my 1.9tdi A4 I could sell you if any good to you, PM if your interested.
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    iv seen airbags on ebay should find all your friend needs there.
    on the down side you may have to have them fitted by a grarge but im not 100% sure

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    you should be able to do all the work yourself, but you would require a new dash, as the passenger side air bag would have punched a hole in it. Taking the dash out won't be an easy job, so I would get a copy of elsawin, you may also have to replace the air bag controller, as you may not be able to clear the faults on the old one, but not 100% sure on that.

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    You are looking at pulling the whole dash out which is a pain in the arse but it can be done.

    You will need air bag for the dash and a steering wheel airbag and make sure the sensor at the front of the car is ok or it will deploy them again.
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    If you can't clear the faults in the airbag ecu there are a few companies that can.
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    thanks for the reply guys

    reading the above i have gathered that i need to replace the dash due to deployed passenger airbag?

    and i need the following parts:

    drivers steering wheel airbag
    passenger airbag
    airbag control module (is this the same as a controller as B5NUT mentioned above?)

    is this is all i need?

    how do i check the front sensor to check they are ok docurley?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoAudi1.8T View Post
    how do i check the front sensor to check they are ok docurley?
    i would be tempted just to replace the front sensor anyway... if the current one has caused an airbag deploy...

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    Not sure if VAGCOM will do it but I would replace it any way.
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    okie doke, i shall be telling them to replace the sensor

    how about the parts needed? am i right in saying that i need only: -

    steering wheel and airbag
    passenger airbag
    dash
    airbag control module
    front sensors

    ???

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    hi try this site www.airbagsforsale.com also repair dash

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    I would be very wary about fixing the dash, remember it has to split at the same point for the airbag to deploy. God knows what would happen if the new air bag could not push through the dash!

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    The air bags are fixed to a fixed position and the dash will only fit right in one place so he will be fine.

    Not sure you will need a new module because at the end of the day it's just a computer and should be fine.

    and you only need the centre of the steering wheel not the whole thing.
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