General instructions

The airbag system is constantly monitored by a diagnosis unit in the triggering unit. Any fault is signalled by a warning light.

The following components must be removed and replaced following an accident in which the air-bag system was triggered:

The warning light for the airbag system lights up in the event of a fault.

The airbag warning light lights for approx. 3 seconds after the ignition is switched on and goes out if no fault has been entered in the fault memory.

Contact unit

Triggered airbag unit(s)

The triggering unit must be replaced after the airbag is triggered for the third time.

If it lights up again, this indicates a fault in the system. The fault can be read out with the Porsche System Tester 2.

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