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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

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Removing
  WARNING
  •   Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.
  •   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.
   
–  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.
 

Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

–  Remove wheel housing trim → Chapter.
–  Unscrew bolt -1- and remove crash sensor -2- for side airbag from body.
  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.
–  Disconnect connector -3-.
 

Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

–  Pull out connector lock -2-, press it down -arrow- and disconnect connector -1- on crash sensor.
 

Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

Installing
  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.
–  Push connector -1- onto crash sensor until it engages audibly -arrow-.
–  Press in connector lock -2- to lock the connector.
Further installation is carried out in reverse order of removal. Observe 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 rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

–  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 read again → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Overview of fitting locations - airbag crash sensors“
 

Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor -G256-/-G257-

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