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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Renewing connector on airbag

Removing
  WARNING
Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components → Chapter.
–  Remove driver side airbag → Chapter.
Vehicles with steering wheel without multifunction button
  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.
   
–  Release connector lock -2- using a small screwdriver -arrow- and pull connector -1- off driver side airbag igniter -N95-.
 

Renewing connector on airbag

–  Disconnect connectors from wiring harness -1-.
–  Detach wiring harness from retainers and remove it from driver side airbag -2-.
Vehicles with steering wheel with multifunction button
  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.
 

Renewing connector on airbag

–  Release connector lock -2- using a small screwdriver -arrow- and pull connector -1- off driver side airbag igniter -N95-.
 

Renewing connector on airbag

–  Disconnect connectors from wiring harness -1-.
–  Detach wiring harness from retainers and remove it from driver side airbag -2-.
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.
 

Renewing connector on airbag

–  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.
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.
Specified torques
  → Chapter „Assembly overview - driver side airbag“
 

Renewing connector on airbag

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