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2007 BMW 6 Series Convertible

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DISABLE PROCEDURE AND TIME (Always Check Service Manual)

Important: On vehicles with radio code: After disconnecting the battery, the radio code must be re-entered. Therefore obtain the radio code card from the customer beforehand. Note stored stations and restore them after connecting the battery. Stored settings of the on-board computer and clock will also be lost. All available central keys must be recoded for cars with first generation infrared transmitter locking systems.


1. Inspection, testing and installation work may only be carried out by properly qualified personnel at BMW Service.
2. Turn off the ignition and other electrical loads/consumers to prevent sparking when reconnecting. Remove ignition key.
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 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, it is absolutely essential to adhere to the specified waiting period: 1 minute.

PARTS THAT MUST BE REPLACED FOLLOWING A DEPLOYMENT

For a front airbag deployment:
• Driver's airbag module,[if deployed]
• Steering wheel,[if driver's airbag has been deployed]
•Replace gas generator, active head restraint system[if deployed]
• Passenger airbag module,[if deployed]
• In the event of a frontal and/or side impact with permanently deformed impact dampers/deformation elements or cross-members the complete seat belt must be replaced! The complete seat belt comprises;
• Top belt
• Lower strap
• Anchor fitting tensioner
• Seat belt buckle (buckle tensioner)
• Seatbelt height adjustment
• Retaining screws of all components
• Any damaged restraint system part

For a front/rear side airbag deployment:
• Side airbag modules,[if deployed]
• In the event of a frontal and/or side impact with permanently deformed impact dampers/deformation elements or cross-members the complete seat belt must be replaced! The complete seat belt comprises;
• Top belt
• Lower strap
• Anchor fitting tensioner
• Seat belt buckle (buckle tensioner)
• Seatbelt height adjustment
• Retaining screws of all components
• Any damaged restraint system part

For an ITS head airbag deployment:
• Head airbag module,[if deployed]
• In the event of a frontal and/or side impact with permanently deformed impact dampers/deformation elements or cross-members the complete seat belt must be replaced! The complete seat belt comprises;
• Top belt
• Lower strap
• Anchor fitting tensioner
• Seat belt buckle (buckle tensioner)
• Seatbelt height adjustment
• Retaining screws of all components
• Any damaged restraint system part



PARTS THAT MUST BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF DAMAGED

• Cables and plugs
• Impact sensors
• Control unit
• Instrument panel trim
• Seats (if the severity of the impact has not caused any other damage to the seat, only the triggered gas generator needs to be replaced. The generator can be replaced up to 5 times).
• Active head restraints
• Steering column
• Passenger airbag supporting tube
• Retaining straps of the passenger airbag cover
• B and C pillar trims (with an ITS head airbag deployment, if equipped)
• Bodyshell
• All seat belts
• Belt tensioner retaining bracket
• Seatbelt height adjustment
• Belt buckle tensioner
• Trigger sensors etc.
• Entire seat belt (top strap, lower strap, belt buckle, belt buckle tensioner) including the belt height adjuster and the retaining screws
• Seatbelt mountings to the car body
• Seatbelt mountings to the seat
• Automatic-reel seat belts must be replaced in case of activated belt tightener, creases, unravelling, pinches, tears and cuts, traces of melting, and traces of wear on casing of buckle latch or on reversing clip.
• Airbag plug connections
• The components of the airbag system (also diagnosis electronics)

Caution!
Only repair airbag cables which show visible signs of damage. If there is visible damage, make sure that only one cable repair is present after repairing. If no visible damage can be identified, the entire cable must be replaced. When carrying out repairs to airbag wiring harness: The spare parts offered in the Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC) must be used.
• Any restraint system part or wiring identified by diagnostic check





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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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