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      01-13-2015, 01:39 PM   #1
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Airbag control unit module removal

I need to take the module in to be reset after I replaced the blown airbags. On older models the airbag control unit is located behind the rear passenger air vents under the center armrest. I removed the air vents in my F30 and it is nowhere to be found. Can someone please point out where it is located, or if it even needs to be removed to clear the fault code in order to start the car.

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whats the error you are getting?
I had restraint warning errors when i flashed my acsm module but was able to clear the codes with coding
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whats the error you are getting?
I had restraint warning errors when i flashed my acsm module but was able to clear the codes with coding
It's saying there's a fault in the airbag or seat belt tensioner, please visit nearest service center.
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I'm being told it doesn't need to be removed, i'll have an airbag professional reset it for me without taking it out.
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Why don't you try clearing the code with Tool32 before anything else?
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Why don't you try clearing the code with Tool32 before anything else?
I'll try that, thanks... although after visiting the dealer I'm being told that after an airbag is blown, the car will not start until the positive Battery Safety Terminal is replaced, so I'm gonna try that next.
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I'll try that, thanks... although after visiting the dealer I'm being told that after an airbag is blown, the car will not start until the positive Battery Safety Terminal is replaced, so I'm gonna try that next.
i had the exact same issue after i updated my i-step of my car.
i used tool32 to clear the error and then everything was fine.
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