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2007 BMW 5-Series Sedan

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

Inspection, testing and installation work may only be carried out by expert trained personnel in BMW Service.

1. Turn off the ignition and other electrical loads/consumers to prevent sparking when reconnecting
2. The ignition key must be removed from the ignition lock
3. Detach terminal of battery negative lead from car battery and second battery if fitted. Cover battery negative terminal(s) and secure.
4. Work on components of the airbag system should only ever be carried out with the battery disconnected, the negative terminal post covered and the plug connection of the cable leading to the gas generator disconnected. If only the battery is
disconnected, the following prescribed waiting period must be observed without fail:

1 minute for vehicles from 9/93

REV: 12/2010

PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

Replace the following components after airbag triggering:

• Steering wheel, (if Driver airbag module Deployed)
• Driver airbag module [AIRBAG,STEERING WHEEL], (if Deployed)
• Passenger airbag module [AIRBAG,INSTRUMENT PNL], (if Deployed)
• Replace airbag module [AIRBAG,FRONT DOOR], (if Deployed)
• Replace airbag module [AIRBAG,REAR DOOR], (if Deployed)
• Replace gas generator, (if deployed), active head restraint system. If the severity of the impact has not caused any other damage to the seat, only the triggered gas generator needs to be replaced
• Roof Airbag module [AIRBAG, ROOF], (if Deployed)
• Any damaged restraint system part

NOTE: Head restraint: The firing unit may be replaced up to 5 times. Triggering frequency is denoted on the sticker on the head restraint carrier. Stickers are available as spare parts. The complete crash-active head restraint must be replaced in the event of a head restraint fault signal and an untriggered firer

PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

Check and/or replace following components after airbag triggering:

Satellites (control unit + sensor):
• Control Unit [MODULE, AIRBAG CONTROL]
• Acceleration Sensor [AIRBAG SENSOR,FRT BMPR]
• Satellite, A-/B-pillar, left/right [AIRBAG SENSOR,SIDE]
• Satellite, front door [AIRBAG SENSOR,FRT DOOR]
• Satellite, driver's/front passenger seat [AIRBAG SENSOR,FLOOR MTD]
• Satellite, front passenger seat [SENSOR,PASS AIRBAG], (if equipped)
• Satellite, vehicle centre [AIRBAG SENSOR,INTERIOR]

Cables and plugs:
• Check cables and plugs for damage, replace if necessary

Belt system:
• Retractor mechanism
• Belt buckle tensioner
• Seatbelt height adjustment
• Anchor fitting tensioner

Seats:
• Seat
• Active head restraint
• Check seat screw/bolt connections

Driver's airbag:
• Non-Deployed Airbag modules
• Steering column

Front-passenger airbag:
• Non-Deployed Airbag modules
• Trim, instrument panel
• Supporting tube

Side airbag, front/rear:
• Non-Deployed Airbag modules
• Door panel
• Door in white
• Seat

Head airbag:
• Non-Deployed Airbag modules
• Trim, A-pillar
• Roofliner
• Trim, B-pillar (if damaged)
• Trim, C-pillar (if damaged)
• Connection/mounting points

Passive knee protector:
• Trim panels (driver's side)
• Glovebox incl. knee protector (passenger side)
• Check fastening elements

• Airbag plug connections
• The components of the airbag system (also diagnosis electronics)
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check

Important!
Only repair those cables which show visible signs of damage. In the event of visible damage, make sure there is only one cable repair in effect after the repair work. If no visible damage can be identified, the entire cable must be replaced. When carrying out repairs to the airbag wiring harness, you must use the spare parts offered in the out Electronic Parts Catalogue (EPC).

NOTE: Head restraint: The firing unit may be replaced up to 5 times. Triggering frequency is denoted on the sticker on the head restraint carrier. Stickers are available as spare parts. The complete crash-active head restraint must be replaced in the event of a head restraint fault signal and an untriggered firer

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*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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