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    airbag problem

    took off the steering wheel today, when i put it back on i got an airbag light on the dash, did a scan with vagcom no error codes, tried to connect to airbag module and it said no response from controller, any ideas
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    Did you touch anything at the back of the column as you may have disturbed the wiring to the steering cu, does your horn work, is it an mfsw & if so do the controls work, is it tip if so do the paddles work.

    1 idea, unplug the battery for 10 minutes, then plug back in & check for errors thrown.

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    thanks for reply, horn works, no mfsw, and no paddles, disconnected battery for an hour last night, did a scan after and no fault codes relating to airbag, steering, instruments or abs, still won't communicate with controller
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    Huh, but you still have full functions of the stalks for headlights, wipers, indicators etc?

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    Everything works just the airbag light on dash and no response from controller did notice when I started it yesterday 3 beeps from behind me somewhere
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    really stuck now, is the controller knackered, anyone have any ideas
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    If you go into the steering module 16 & 17, check Fault Codes, does it show anything there?

    What did I read recently about the airbag module access, urrmm if I recap I'll post.

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    no fault codes in 16 and 17
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    Have got me then mate, as never had this come up & neither has my mate with an A4 after taking airbag of even with battery connected still.

    Can you post a scan of your car on here please.

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    Tuesday,01,June,2010,13:10:16:22088
    VCDS Version: Release 908.2
    Data version: 20100326



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    Chassis Type: 8E - Audi A4 B6/B7
    Scan: 01 02 03 08 09 0F 11 15 16 17 18 36 37 45 46 55 56 57 65 67
    69 75 76 77

    VIN: Mileage: 186560km/115923miles
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    Address 01: Engine Labels: 059-907-401-AKE.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 907 401 C
    Component: 2.5L V6 TDI G000SG 0004
    Coding: 02015
    Shop #: WSC 28049

    Part No: 00002059
    Component: 130 106LC150_1.V77541536186
    AUZ6Z0A0119152

    No fault code found.
    Readiness: N/A

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    Address 03: ABS Brakes Labels: 8E0-614-517.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 614 517 A
    Component: ABS/ESP allrad 1726
    Coding: 04455
    Shop #: WSC 12345

    No fault code found.

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    Address 08: Auto HVAC Labels: 8E0-820-043.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 820 043 B
    Component: A4 Klimaautomat 0711
    Coding: 00000
    Shop #: WSC 63351

    No fault code found.

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    Address 09: Cent. Elect. Labels: 8E0-907-279-8E2.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 907 279 E
    Component: int. Lastmodul RDW 0204
    Coding: 00001
    Shop #: WSC 63351

    No fault code found.

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    Address 16: Steering wheel Labels: 8E0-953-549.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 953 549 L
    Component: Lenksulenmodul 0308
    Coding: 00042
    Shop #: WSC 00000

    No fault code found.

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    Address 17: Instruments Labels: 8E0-920-9xx-8E2.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 920 950 F
    Component: KOMBI+WEGFAHRS. RB4 D21
    Coding: 01400
    Shop #: WSC 28049
    AUZ6Z0A0119152

    No fault code found.

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    Address 37: Navigation Labels: 8E0-035-192-RNSE.lbl
    Part No SW: 8E0 035 192 T HW: 8E0 035 192 T
    Component: RNS-E HIGH EU H76 X---
    Revision: 07S Serial number: AUZBZ7J1100110
    Coding: 0301111
    Shop #: WSC 00000 000 00000

    3 Faults Found:
    02024 - Perform Adaptation
    000 - -
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01100000
    Fault Priority: 7
    Fault Frequency: 1
    Reset counter: 88
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:35:48

    00858 - Connection; Radio ZF Output to Antenna Amplifier
    011 - Open Circuit
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01101011
    Fault Priority: 5
    Fault Frequency: 4
    Reset counter: 138
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:36:07

    Freeze Frame:
    Mileage: 655350 km
    Count: 3005
    Clock: 16:47

    02454 - Microphone Unit (in Front Roof Module) (R164)
    011 - Open Circuit
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01101011
    Fault Priority: 5
    Fault Frequency: 70
    Reset counter: 152
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:35:53


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    Address 45: Inter. Monitor Labels: 8E0-951-177.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 951 177
    Component: Innenraumueberw. 0504
    Coding: 00001
    Shop #: WSC 00000

    1 Fault Found:
    01463 - Alarm triggered by Sensor for anti-theft alarm System
    43-00 - Closed

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    Address 46: Central Conv. Labels: 8E0-959-433-MIN.lbl
    Part No: 8E0 959 433 AJ
    Component: Komfortgert T9F 0619
    Coding: 07135
    Shop #: WSC 12345

    Part No: 8E2959802B
    Component: Trsteuer.FS BRM 4.11

    Part No: 8E2959801B
    Component: Trsteuer.BF BRM 4.11

    5 Faults Found:
    01616 - Signal Wire to Interior Monitor
    49-10 - No Communications - Intermittent
    01561 - Left Rear Door
    59-00 - Can't Unlock
    01561 - Left Rear Door
    60-10 - Won't Safe - Intermittent
    01561 - Left Rear Door
    61-00 - Won't De-Safe
    01562 - Right Rear Door
    61-10 - Won't De-Safe - Intermittent

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    Address 56: Radio Labels: 8E0-035-192-RNSE.lbl
    Part No SW: 8E0 035 192 T HW: 8E0 035 192 T
    Component: RNS-E HIGH EU H76 X---
    Revision: 07S Serial number: AUZBZ7J1100110
    Coding: 0301111
    Shop #: WSC 00000 000 00000

    3 Faults Found:
    02024 - Perform Adaptation
    000 - -
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01100000
    Fault Priority: 7
    Fault Frequency: 1
    Reset counter: 88
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:35:48

    00858 - Connection; Radio ZF Output to Antenna Amplifier
    011 - Open Circuit
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01101011
    Fault Priority: 5
    Fault Frequency: 4
    Reset counter: 138
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:36:07

    Freeze Frame:
    Mileage: 655350 km
    Count: 3005
    Clock: 16:47

    02454 - Microphone Unit (in Front Roof Module) (R164)
    011 - Open Circuit
    Freeze Frame:
    Fault Status: 01101011
    Fault Priority: 5
    Fault Frequency: 70
    Reset counter: 152
    Time Indication: 0
    Date: 2001.04.23
    Time: 01:35:53


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    Last edited by swine; 1st June 2010 at 13:57.
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    Any ideas, are there limitations to vcds where a main dealer would be able diagnose
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    TBH mate vcds & vas5052 both have limitations & the only real difference is VAS can connect, when subscribed, to germany for immo stuff etc, but ref your issue, it would be cheaper for you, than going to a dealer, to get another airbag controller on of ebay that hasnt fired, although a fired one should still work to connect to just to test access only & try swapping it out to see if yours has indeed gone, could be a wiring issue aswell.

    Another guy had this other day & me & mate could only advise the same, if he had another controller we could swap over & test, if that didnt work then it would point to wiring mate.

    I'm getting a new controler of ebay for myself to upgrade to dual stage, fairly cheap aswell.

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    ya thought that might be the case thanks for help, any idea of location of module
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    Yes mate center console hidden under the ashtray/climate area, its bolted to the chassis in that area iirc, so center console out, not a hard job just time consuming.

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