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Old 10-20-2015, 04:47 AM
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Exclamation 2007 X3 Airbags

Daughter hit a wall. Steering wheel airbag deployed and both curtain bags deployed. Don't want to go thru insurance, living in NY insurance would skyrocket.
So the big question is can I R&R this myself. I do own a repair facility so I have the tools but never messed with airbags. Looking for some support and advice... Tnanks in advance
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Old 10-20-2015, 10:38 AM
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Not sure if the system needs to be reset or anything but the airbags you can pick up on eBay much cheaper than at a dealer. Make sure they are the same year. Of course there's always a risk with unknown used airbags.

Hope your daughter is okay. Airbags can be brutal.

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Old 10-20-2015, 11:01 AM
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Here's a thread from other forum taking about replacing airbag and resetting requirements.
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