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Airbag control unit location anyone

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by NHN, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. NHN

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    Please tell me the airbag control unit isnt under the center console which means I have to remove all that ***** again or is it behind the rns/climate as have to wire in the seatbelt warning to it

    ETKA shows it in the centre which indicates under ashtray area but man I hate taking that lot out.
     
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    on the A4, its under the center console bit (done my dads mates for him),

    So it should be there in the a3 (unless Audi moved it).
     
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    I think it'll be under there Nigel, what you wiring in then? Surely you've got seatbelt warning already??
     
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    To remove and install the airbag control module, the first thing ElsaWin says is to remove the centre console. So it looks like it's where you would rather it wasn't.
     
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    Dont be silly, buy a car with anything installed for me, then what am I gonna do with my time, nah mate didnt have but new seats had installed so taking advantage of & seems(said sparingly) fairly easy wiring job as per the tpms so thought for what it costs why not, I was sure it went direct to the DIS but seems its all linked to airbag system so cool wire in turn on & away we go, might be an annoying the feck out of me option, luckily can turn of, lol.

    Completely of subject got the PM & will deal with thanks mate.

    Another humourous thread about cheap leads, when will people learn:

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?t=63109
     
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    seatbelt warning? Think I'd mod my car to get rid of one of those LOL
     
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    lol & very soon you might just see me doing that very thing, lol

    (today I did feck all to my car, shhhhh but I ordered some parts for tomorrow, oh ***** here she comes.....................dont tell her shhhhhhhhhhhhh)
     
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    ye but why is it so cheap, is it missing the lower valance?

    I figured how to mod the towbar hidden flap onto the S3 one but can I really be arsed
     
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    aye, no valence plus its been 'repaired'. Says Fastback, does he mean Sportback? Did you get the Sportback on an 06 plate?
     

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