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crash sensor 1999 s3 8l

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3welshy, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. s3welshy

    s3welshy Member

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    Hi all. I've got a pre facepift s3 with a buggered crash sensor. Does anyone know where on the car it's locatex please?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Grant-s3

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    im guessing you have an airbag light on? there is a few crash sensors around the car sides front etc, best get a diagnostics device, plug it and it will show the fault code and location of sensor, i got one off ebay for about 15 quid and works perfectly.
     
  4. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member
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    are they not on front panel either side of headlights?
     
  5. azman

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    if poss get it scanned for a fault code, i believe there are a couple, g200, g202
     
  6. Grant-s3

    Grant-s3 Nogaro Blue

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    yeah, you will have some in the doors, on the front panel, even in the seats meaning a wire leading under the seat may have been damaged. i am a panel beater by trade and have seen airbag lights come from dodgy seat airbags many times.
     
  7. s3welshy

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    No airbag light. My interior light comes on when it wants to also unlocking the car.
    I've had the codes read. And says crash sensor. Vehicle on roof.
     

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