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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

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Removing
  WARNING
  Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.
  Observe disposal regulations for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.
  Note allocation of airbag unit to dash panel → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
   
–  For “e-Golfs” or “Golf GTEs”, disconnect the maintenance connector for high-voltage system -TW-.
–  Disconnect battery earth cable with ignition switched on → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
–  Remove glove compartment → Chapter.
  WARNING
Before handling pyrotechnic components (e.g. separating the electrical connector), the person handling them must ensure that he/she is “electrically discharged”. To do this e.g. briefly touch the door striker plate.
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

–  Disconnect connector -4- on front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-.
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

–  To do this release connector lock -2- using a small screwdriver -arrow- and pull off connector -1-.
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

–  Remove bolts -2- and -3-
–  Remove front passenger side airbag -1- downwards.
  WARNING
Place airbag aside in such a way that the impact padding points upwards.
Installing
  Note
Before the bolts are installed, the threads of the bolts and nuts in the dash panel must be cleaned.
  WARNING
  Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.
  Before handling pyrotechnic components (e.g. connecting the electrical connector), the person handling them must ensure that he/she is “electrically discharged”. To do this e.g. briefly touch the door striker plate.
  Note allocation of airbags to dash panel → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

–  Connect connector -1- to airbag igniter -arrow A-.
–  Press in connector lock -2--arrow B-. Doing so, the connector will be fully inserted into airbag igniter and locked at the same time.
Install in reverse order, but note the following:
  Note
  •   Ensure that the electrical connectors are pushed fully onto stop and engage audibly.
  •   Ensure that no wires are trapped.
  WARNING
Battery must be connected with ignition switched on. If pyrotechnic components (e.g. airbag, seat belt tensioners) are repaired incorrectly, undesired triggering may occur after the battery is connected. Ensure that nobody is in vehicle when connecting battery.
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

–  For “e-Golfs” or “Golf GTEs”, connect the maintenance connector for high-voltage system -TW-.
–  Connect battery earth cable with ignition switched on → Electrical system; Rep. gr.27.
  WARNING
If the ignition has not yet been switched on after the battery has been reconnected “warning lamps in dash panel insert are off”, the ignition (key or button) must only be switched on while sitting on the driver seat and with the seat set to rearmost position.
  Note
If airbag warning lamp -K75- indicates a fault following installation, event memory must be read, deleted and then read again → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - front passenger side airbag“
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - dash panel“
 

Removing and installing front passenger airbag unit with front passenger side airbag igniter 1 -N131-

 
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