OEM Restraints System Part Replacement Search


2007 Audi A4/S4 Sedan/Wagon

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

Caution:
Before handling airbag units or disconnecting electrical connector, Technician must electrostatically discharge. This can be done by touching a door striker.

Disconnect battery ground (GND) strap, cover negative battery post. No waiting time is required after disconnecting the battery.

Warning!

Harness connectors -3• and • 7 to seat occupied recognition control module

Harness connector at seat occupied recognition control module must not be disconnected under any circumstances




PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

For a front passenger airbag deployment:

• Triggered airbag units
• Airbag control module
• Instrument panel
• Both front airbag sensors on front end
• All seat belts (front and rear) with belt tensioners that have been triggered
• Any damaged restraint system part

For a front driver airbag deployment:

• Triggered airbag units
• Airbag control module
• Return spring with slip ring [Clockspring]
• Both front airbag sensors on front end
• All seat belts (front and rear) with belt tensioners that have been triggered
• Any damaged restraint system part

Airbag control module must be replaced:

• After a driver-side/passenger-side airbag deployment
• After three deployments of side or head-level airbag
• If housing is damaged
• If there is a deformation at channel, in circumference of 200 mm around control module

For a side airbag deployment:

• Triggered airbag unit(s)
• Lateral acceleration sensor for side airbag that deployed
• For foldable rear backrest : Side padding
• All seat belts (front and rear) with belt tensioners that have been triggered
• After three deployments of side or head-level airbag
• Any damaged restraint system part

For a head/roof airbag deployment:

• Triggered airbag unit(s)
• Lateral acceleration sensor for side airbag that deployed
• Trim panel at A-pillar, B-pillar, C-pillar, D-pillar
• All seat belts (front and rear) with belt tensioners that have been triggered
• Airbag control module (after three side and/or head airbag deployments)
• Any damaged restraint system part

PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

For a front passenger airbag deployment:

• Lateral acceleration sensor (replace if area near sensor in floor pan is deformed)
• Supports for passenger airbag module
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check

Warning!

The seat belt system is to be systematically checked after every accident! If damage has been found according to check points, the customer is to be notified of the necessity of a seat belt replacement.

Seat Belt Check Points:
• Check belt webbing
• Check automatic retraction (stop function)
• Visual check of belt buckle
• Function check of belt buckle
• Checking guide stops and seat belt buckle tongue
• Check anchoring components and anchoring points

For a front driver airbag deployment:

• Lateral acceleration sensor (replace if area near sensor in floor pan is deformed)
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check

For a side airbag deployment:

• Lateral acceleration sensor (replace if area near sensor in floor pan is deformed)
• Airbag control module (replace if three or more side and/or head airbag deployments; replace if housing is damaged; replace if tunnel deformation within 200 mm radius of control unit)
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check

For a head-level airbag deployment:

• Lateral acceleration sensor (replace if area near sensor in floor pan is deformed)
• Airbag control module (replace if three or more side and/or head airbag deployments; replace if housing is damaged; replace if tunnel deformation within 200 mm radius of control unit)
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check



Additional Information


*This matrix does not currently contain all production vehicles sold in the United States. Please refer back to this page frequently to ensure the most up-to-date information. The following charts were developed in cooperation with AudaExplore, a Solera company. The contents are based on the information available at the time of publication. To ensure that the most recent information is used, always refer to the vehicle maker's technical information before working with airbags and other passive restraint systems.


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