Audi Q3 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi Q3: Front Passenger Airbag

Overview - Front Passenger Airbag

Audi Q3. Overview - Front Passenger Airbag

1 - Front Passenger Airbag

  • With Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131-

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working with pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Pyrotechnic Components Safety Precautions".
  • Follow the allocation of the airbag unit to the instrument panel. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Front Passenger Airbag Unit with Igniter, Removing and Installing".

2 - Nut

  • 9 Nm
  • Replace

3 - Instrument Panel

  • Replace the instrument panel after an airbag has deployed. Refer to → Chapter "Instrument Panel, Removing and Installing".

4 - Connector

  • For Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131-

5 - Nut

  • 9 Nm
  • Replace

6 - Connector

  • USA and Canada market-specific for Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 2 -N132-

7 - Connector

  • USA and Canada market-specific for Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131-

8 - Front Passenger Airbag

  • USA and Canada market-specific with Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131- and Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 2 -N132-

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working with pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Pyrotechnic Components Safety Precautions".
  • Follow the allocation of the airbag unit to the instrument panel. Refer to the Parts Catalog.
  • Removing and installing. Refer to → Chapter "Front Passenger Airbag Unit with Igniter, Removing and Installing".

Front Passenger Airbag Unit with Igniter, Removing and Installing

Removing

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working with pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Pyrotechnic Components Safety Precautions".
  • Follow all regulations when disposing of pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Airbag, Belt Tensioner and Battery Cut-Out Units, Storing, Transporting and Disposing".
  • Follow the allocation of the airbag unit to the instrument panel. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

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

- Remove the glove compartment. Refer to → Chapter "Glove Compartment, Removing and Installing".

  WARNING

Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, disconnecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by touching the door striker, for example.

- Disconnect the connector -3- from the Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131-.

Audi Q3. A69-10802

- To do so, release the connector lock -2- with a small screwdriver -arrow- and disconnect the connector -1-.

Audi Q3. A69-10573

USA and Canada market versions:

  WARNING

Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, disconnecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by touching the door striker, for example.

- Release the connector lock -2- with a small screwdriver -arrow-.

- Disconnect the connector -1- on the Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 1 -N131- and Front Passenger Airbag Igniter 2 -N132-.

Audi Q3. A69-11098

Continuation for all vehicles:

  WARNING

Secure the airbag unit from falling.

- Remove the nuts -1 and 2-.

- Remove the passenger airbag -4- downward.

Audi Q3. A69-10802

  WARNING

Set the airbag down so the impact cushion faces upward.

Installing

  WARNING

  • Follow all safety precautions when working with pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Pyrotechnic Components Safety Precautions".
  • Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, connecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by touching the door striker, for example.
  • Follow the allocation of the airbag to the instrument panel. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

  Note

  • Make sure the connectors are installed correctly and are secure.
  • Make sure the wires do not get caught.

  WARNING

Ignition must be on when connecting battery. If pyrotechnic components (for example, airbag, belt tensioner) are not repaired correctly, they may deploy unintentionally after connecting battery. There must not be anyone inside the vehicle when connecting the battery.

- 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- signals a fault after installing, check the DTC memory, erase it and check it again. Refer to Vehicle Diagnostic Tester.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Front Passenger Airbag".

Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation Key Switch, Removing and Installing

NOT FOR NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

Removing

  WARNING

Follow all safety precautions when working with pyrotechnic components. Refer to → Chapter "Pyrotechnic Components Safety Precautions".

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

- Remove the glove compartment. Refer to → Chapter "Glove Compartment, Removing and Installing".

  WARNING

Before handling pyrotechnic components (for example, disconnecting the connector), the person handling it must "discharge static electricity". This can be done by touching the door striker, for example.

- Press the catch -1- in -the direction of the arrow- until the connector disengages.

- Disconnect the connector -2-.

- Release the springs -3- and -5- and push the Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation Key Switch -E224--item 4- out of the key switch housing.

Audi Q3. A69-10703

Installing

  WARNING

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

Install in reverse order of removal. Note the following:

  Note

  • Make sure the connectors are installed correctly and are secure.
  • Make sure the wires do not get caught.

- Make sure the Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation Key Switch -E224- clicks into the housing.

  WARNING

Ignition must be on when connecting battery. If pyrotechnic components (for example, airbag, belt tensioner) are not repaired correctly, they may deploy unintentionally after connecting battery. There must not be anyone inside the vehicle when connecting the battery.

- 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- signals a fault after installing, check the DTC memory, erase it and check it again. Refer to → Vehicle diagnostic tester.

Installation notes, for example tightening specifications, replacing components. Refer to → Chapter "Overview - Glove Compartment".

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