Airbag Special Tools 9516 and 95161

If a fault is indicated in ignition pill circuit 1, 2 or 3 during diagnosis, the respective fault can be identified using Special Tools 9516 and 9516/1

If a fault is indicated on an ignition pill circuit, erase the fault memory and connect Special Tool 9516 to the plug-In contact on the airbag unit. After switching on the ignition the warning lamp will show whether the fault is still present or not.

If the fault is:

- no longer present

If the fault is:

- no longer present

- still present => Caution replace the airbag unit a) in ignition pill circuit 2 or 3 (passenger side) the cable harness complete with control unit must be replaced.

b) in ignition pill circuit 1 (driver's side) there could be a further fault in the contact unit (steering column switch).

To test the contact unit connect Special Tool 9516/1 to the plug-in connection of the contact unit and repeat the process.

replace the contact unit replace the cable harness (control unit).

When working on the airbag system observe the current safety regulations and the instructions in the Repair Manual.

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