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VW Tiguan Body Repairs Interior ➜ Airbag crash sensors

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Airbag crash sensors  
⇒ “10.2 Removing and installing front airbag crash sensor, driver  
side G190 ”, page 133  
⇒ “10.3 Removing and installing front side airbag crash sensor  
G179 / G180 ”, page 135  
⇒ “10.4 Removing and installing rear side airbag crash sensor  
G256 / G257 ”, page 138  
10.1  
Overview of fitting locations - airbag crash sensors  
1 - Side airbag crash sensor,  
front passenger side - G180-  
❑ Location: in door  
❑ Safety precautions  
when handling crash  
sensors (pressure sen‐  
sors) for front side air‐  
bags  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 135  
2 - Rear side airbag crash sen‐  
sor, front passenger side -  
G257-  
❑ Fitting location: beneath  
wheel housing trim  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 138  
3 - Bolt  
❑ 9 Nm  
4 - Bolt  
❑ 9 Nm  
5 - Rear side airbag crash sen‐  
sor, driver side - G256-  
❑ Fitting location: beneath  
wheel housing trim  
❑ Removing and installing  
⇒ page 138  
6 - Side airbag crash sensor,  
driver side - G179-  
❑ Location: in door  
❑ Safety precautions  
when handling crash  
sensors (pressure sen‐  
sors) for front side airbags  
❑ Removing and installing ⇒ page 135  
7 - Crash sensor for front airbag - G190-  
❑ Fitting location: on lock carrier in centre of vehicle.  
❑ Removing and installing ⇒ page 133  
8 - Bolt  
❑ 9 Nm  
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Tiguan 2016 ➤ , Tiguan RUS 2017 ➤  
General body repairs, interior - Edition 03.2017  
10.2  
Removing and installing front airbag  
crash sensor, driver side - G190-  
Removing  
WARNING  
Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components  
⇒ page 3 .  
Risk of injury due to automatic engine starting in vehicles with  
a start/stop system.  
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♦ In vehicles with an activated start/stop system (indicated  
by a message in the dash panel insert), the engine may  
start automatically.  
♦ When working on the vehicle, make sure that the start/stop  
system is deactivated (switch off the ignition; switch the  
ignition on again if necessary).  
– Disconnect battery earth cable with ignition switched on ⇒  
Electrical system; Rep. gr. 27 ; Battery; Connecting and dis‐  
connecting battery .  
– Open bonnet.  
– Unscrew bolts -1, 3-.  
– Release fastener -arrow-, and detach cover -2-.  
– If fitted, lay coolant hose -2- to one side.  
– Release fasteners -arrows-, and detach top section of air duct  
-1-.  
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– Unscrew bolt -arrow- on left and right.  
– Unclip and detach lower section of air duct -1-.  
– Unscrew bolts -2- and remove crash sensor -3- for front airbag  
from lock carrier.  
WARNING  
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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 briefly touch,  
for example, the door striker plate.  
– Disconnect electrical connector -1-.  
– Pull out connector lock -2-, press it down -arrow- and discon‐  
nect connector -1- on crash sensor.  
Installing  
WARNING  
♦ Observe safety instructions for pyrotechnic components  
⇒ page 3 .  
♦ 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  
briefly touch, for example, the door striker plate.  
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