Audi Q7 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q7: Airbag Adapter, Connecting and Disconnecting

Audi Q7 (4M) 2016-2024 Workshop Manual / Body / Body  Interior / Seat Frames / Airbag Adapter, Connecting and Disconnecting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Airbag Lockout Adapter -VAS6282-

Disconnecting the Airbag Connector

- Unclip the cable holder -1-.

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".
  • Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, disconnecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by briefly touching the door striker pin, for example.

- Disconnect the connector -2- for the thorax airbag from the connector station by releasing the tabs.

 3 - For versions with seat heating

 4 - For seat belt latch, outer seat

 5 - For seat belt latch, center seat

A69-11208

- Connect the -VAS6282- to the thorax airbag connector.

A69-10669

  Caution

The -VAS6282- must stay connected to seat until the seat is installed again.

  Note

Ensure the airbag adapter engages correctly.

Connecting the Airbag Connector

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".
  • Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, connecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by briefly touching the door striker pin, for example.

Connecting the airbag connectors happens in reverse order, noting the following:

  Note

Make sure the connectors are pushed in all the way and that they engage audibly.

  WARNING

Repairing pyrotechnic components (for example the airbag and seat belt tensioner) incorrectly increases the risk of unintentional deployments when the battery is connected.

  • The ignition must be on when connecting the battery.
  • For personal safety when connecting the battery, stay out of the deployment area of the airbag and maintain a distance from the seat belt tensioners/seat belts.
  • Make sure that there are no other people inside the vehicle at the time when the battery is connected.

- Connect the battery ground cable with the ignition turned on. Refer to → Electrical Equipment; Rep. Gr.27; Battery; Battery, Disconnecting and Connecting.

  Note

If the Airbag Indicator Lamp -K75- indicates a fault, check the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) memory, erase it and check it again using the Vehicle Diagnostic Tester.

Modular Wiring Routing, Disconnecting and Connecting

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Engine/Transmission Holder - Seat Repair Fixture -VAS6136-

Individual Wire, Removing

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".
  • Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, disconnecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". For example, this can be done by briefly touching the door striker.

- Remove the seat. Refer to → Chapter "Bench Seat/Single Seat, Removing and Installing".

- Secure the seat on the -VAS6136-. Refer to → Chapter "Front Seat, Mounting on Fixture for Seat Repair".

- Open the front cable holder -1- using a screwdriver.

- Open the rear cable holder -2- for the wire routing on the seat pan using a screwdriver to release the hook -2-.

- Remove the cable holder from the corrugated tube -3-.

- Disconnect the halves of the corrugated tube.

- Cut the cable tie if necessary to remove a single wire.

A72-12024

  Note

Replacing a faulty wire or thorax airbag. Refer to → Electrical Equipment General Information; Rep. Gr.97; Wiring Harness and Connector Repair; Wiring Harnesses, Repairing or → Chapter "Rear Thorax Airbag Wire, Removing and Installing".

- Cut through the cable tie and remove the individual wire.

Individual Wire, Installing

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working on pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Safety Precautions for Pyrotechnic Components".
  • Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, connecting a connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". For example, this can be done by briefly touching the door striker.
  • Follow all the instructions when installing the front seat. Refer to → Chapter "Front Seat, Removing and Installing".

Install in reverse order of removal and note the following:

- When bundling and placing individual wires, make sure the wires are not twisted.

  Note

  • During installation, all cable ties, cable holders and clips must be installed at the same location.
  • Make sure the connectors are pushed in all the way and that they engage audibly.

Installation instructions: for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Bench Seat/Single Seat".

    READ NEXT:

     Stand Support Tunnel-Side Trim Panel, Removing and Installing, Seat Low, Second Row

    Removing - Release the hooks in direction of -arrows- and remove the trim panel forward. Installing Install in reverse order of removal. Installation notes, for example tightening specification

     Seat Anchor Trim Panel, Removing and Installing, Seat High, Outer Second Row

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Pry Lever -80-200- Removing - Fold the seat forward. - Place the -80-200- on the trim panel and pry it off in direction of -arrow-. Instal

     Rear Seat Backrest Locking Mechanism Handle, Removing and Installing, Seat High, Outer Second Row

    Special tools and workshop equipment required Backrest Panel Tool -3370- Removing - Fold the seat forward. - Fix the -3370- on the trim -1- for the rear seat backrest locking mechanism

    SEE MORE:

     Identification

    Final Drive Identification Final Drive Identification, 0DB, 0D2 The 0DB Rear Final Drive Unit Is Assigned to the following Transmissions: 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission 0CK The 0D2 Rear Final Drive Unit Is Assigned to the following Transmissions: 8-Gear Automatic Transmission 0D5 AWD 8-Gea

     Jump starting

    Preparation You should only perform the steps that follow if you have the necessary tools and technical expertise. If the engine does not start because the vehicle battery is drained, you can jump start your vehicle using another vehicle. Jump start cables are needed to do this. Both vehicle batter

    © 2019-2024 Copyright www.a-q7.com