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Volvo 850 S70 C70 V70 passive restraint system inspection service manual

Volvo 850 service & repair manual

PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEM INSPECTION

1995 Volvo 850, also covers most S70, C70 and V70 Classic models

GENERAL INFORMATION
Passive Restraint System Inspection – European

* PLEASE READ THIS FIRST *

Follow all manufacturers servicing precautions when working with air bag systems. See SERVICE PRECAUTIONS in the appropriate AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM article in the ACCESSORIES/SAFETY EQUIPMENT section.

INTRODUCTION

When a vehicle equipped with passive restraint system has been involved in a collision, certain systems and components must be inspected and or replaced regardless of whether or not the air bag has deployed. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines provided in this article.

APPLICATION & INSPECTION

AIR BAG APPLICATION – ALFA ROMEO (1991-95)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – ALFA ROMEO (1991-95)
Model Year (1) Location
Spider ……………….. 1991-94 ……………………… DS
164 …………………… 1995 ………………………. D/P
1991-94 ……………………… DS
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – ALFA ROMEO (1991-95)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – ALFA ROMEO (1991-95) Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * All Impact Sensors
* Clockspring
* Control Unit
Inspect & If * Knee Bolster Damaged, Replace * Seat Belts Component * Wiring Harness (Even If Air
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * Proper operation of Air Bag system requires that any repair made to the vehicle structures return it to its original production configuration.
* DO NOT attempt wiring repairs.
* After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – AUDI (1989-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – AUDI (1989-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table
A6 …………… 1998 ………… D/P, SI ………… AUDI-1
A4 ………….. 1996-98 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
A6 ………….. 1995-97 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
A8 …………… 1998 ………….. D/P ………….. AUDI-2
Cabriolet ……. 1995-98 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
1994 ………….. DS …………… AUDI-2
Coupe ……….. 1990-91 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
S4 ………….. 1993-94 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
1992 ………….. DS …………… AUDI-2
S6 ………….. 1995-96 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
V8 Quattro …… 1993-94 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
1990-92 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
80 Series ……. 1990-92 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
90 Series …….. 1995 ………….. D/P ………….. AUDI-2
1990-94 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
100 Series …… 1993-94 ………… D/P ………….. AUDI-2
1990-92 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
200 Series …… 1989-91 ………… DS …………… AUDI-2
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – AUDI (1989-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – AUDI-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Side Air Bag Crash Sensors
* Passenger-Side Air Bag Module Supports
* Seat Backrest Padding
* Spiral Spring With Slip Ring
* Air Bag Control Module
* Seat Belt Tensioners
Inspect & If * Seat Belts
Damaged, Replace
Component (Even If Air Bag Did Not Deploy)
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.
* Manufacturer recommends replacing main Air Bag system components (driver & passenger side modules, spiral spring & control unit) every 14 years.
* After replacing air bag module(s) or air bag control module, attach supplied
stickers (only tear-off strips) to registration card and send to manufacturer.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – AUDI-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * Dash Panel (A4, A6, S4, S6 & 100)
* Spiral Spring
* Air Bag Control Module
* Front Seat Belts
* Upper Dash Panel (V8 Quattro)
Inspect & If * Energy Reserve Module (1989-93 Models Only) Damaged, Replace * Seat Belts
Component * Voltage Transformer (1989-93 Models Only) (Even If Air * Wiring Harness
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.
* Manufacturer recommends replacing main Air Bag system components (driver & passenger side modules, spiral spring & control unit) every 15 years.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – BMW (1986-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – BMW (1986-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table
L7 ………….. 1986-87 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
M3 …………… 1998 ………… D/P,SI ………….. BMW-1
1995-97 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
1990-91 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
M5 ………….. 1990-93 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
Z3 Roadster ….. 1996-98 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
3 Series ……… 1998 ………… D/P,SI ………….. BMW-1
1994-97 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
1990-93 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
5 Series ……… 1998 ………. D/P, SI, HI ……….. BMW-1
1997 ………… D/P, SI …………. BMW-1
1994-95 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
1989-93 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
6 Series ……… 1989 ………….. DS ……………. BMW-2
7 Series ……… 1998 ………. D/P, SI, HI ……….. BMW-1
1997 ………… D/P, SI …………. BMW-1
1993-96 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
1988-92 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
8 Series …….. 1993-97 ………… D/P …………… BMW-1
1991-92 ………… DS ……………. BMW-2
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side,
DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact, HI = Head Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – BMW

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – BMW-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * Control Unit (After Third Deployment)
* Seat Belt Pretensioners
Inspect & If * Clockspring Damaged, Replace * Control Unit Component * Knee Bolster (Even If Air * Seat Belts
Bag Did Not * Seat Belt Pretensioners
Deploy) * Steering Column
* Steering Wheel
* Wiring Harness
Comments * DO NOT service/repair any components or wiring. If components or wiring are damaged or defective, replacement is necessary.
* After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – BMW-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module
Deployment * All Impact Sensors
* Clockspring
* Control Unit
* Energy Tensioning Retractor (ETR)
Inspect & If * Knee Bolster Damaged, Replace * Seat Belts Component * Steering Column (Even If Air * Steering Wheel Bag Did Not * Wiring Harness Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT service/repair any components or wiring. If components or wiringare damaged or defective, replacement is necessary.
* After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – JAGUAR (1990-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – JAGUAR (1990-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table
XJ Series …….. 1998 ………… D/P, SI ………. JAGUAR-1
XK8 ………….. 1998 ………….. D/P ………… JAGUAR-1
1997 ………….. D/P ………… JAGUAR-2
XJR …………. 1995-97 ………… D/P ………… JAGUAR-2
XJS …………. 1994-96 ………… D/P ………… JAGUAR-2
1990-93 ………… DS …………. JAGUAR-2
XJ6 …………. 1994-97 ………… D/P ………… JAGUAR-2
1993 ………….. DS …………. JAGUAR-2
XJ12 ………… 1994-96 ………… D/P ………… JAGUAR-2
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – JAGUAR (1990-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – JAGUAR-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * Instrument Panel & Deployment Door
* Seat Belts (1)
* Seat Belt Pretensioner (2)
Inspect & If * Diagnosis Module (DM) Damaged, Replace * Impact Sensors Component * Knee Bolster
(Even If Air * Seat Belts
Bag Did Not * Seat Belt Pretensioner
Deploy) * Steering Column
* Steering Wheel
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* Replacement of Air Bag after 10 years required by manufacturer at owner’s expense.
(1) – If in use at time of impact. (2) – If deployed.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – JAGUAR-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) (1) Deployment
Inspect & If * Diagnosis Module (DM) Damaged, Replace * Impact Sensors Component * Knee Bolster
(Even If Air * Rear Safing Sensor
Bag Did Not * Seat Belts
Deploy) * Steering Column
* Steering Wheel
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* Replacement of Air Bag after 10 years required by manufacturer at owner’s expense.
(1) – Includes sensor assembly.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – LAND ROVER (1995-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – LAND ROVER (1995-98)
Model Year (1) Location
Discovery …………….. 1995-98 …………………….. D/P Range Rover …………… 1995-98 …………………….. D/P
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – LAND ROVER (1995-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – LAND ROVER (1995-98) Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * Air Bag Diagnostic Control Unit
* Air Bag Wiring Harness
* Crash Sensor
* Rotary Coupler
Inspect & If * Air Bag Module & Mounting Surface Damaged, Replace * Crash Sensor & Mounting Bracket Component * Steering Column & Wheel
(Even If Air * Wiring Harness & Connectors
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * After vehicle is repaired, ensure AIR BAG
warning light is functioning properly.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – MERCEDES-BENZ (1986-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – MERCEDES-BENZ (1986-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table
C Class ………. 1998 ………… D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
1994-97 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-1
E Class ……… 1996-98 ………. D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
1994-95 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-1
S Class ……… 1997-98 ………. D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
1994-96 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-1
SL Class …….. 1996-98 ………. D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
1994-95 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-1
CLK 320 ………. 1998 ………… D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
SLK 230 ………. 1998 ………… D/P, SI …….. MERCEDES-1
190D/E ………. 1986-93 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
260E …………. 1989 ………….. D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1987-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
300CE/D/E ……. 1989-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1986-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
300SD/SDL ……. 1989-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1986-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
300SE/SEL ……. 1989-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1986-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
300SL ……….. 1990-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
300TD/TE …….. 1989-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1987-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
350SD/SDL ……. 1990-91 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
400E/SE ……… 1992-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
400SEL ………. 1992-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
420SEL ………. 1989-91 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
1986-88 ………… DS ………. MERCEDES-2
500E/SEC …….. 1990-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
500SEL/SL ……. 1990-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
560SEC ………. 1989-91 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
560SEL/SL ……. 1989-91 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
560SEC ………. 1986-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
560SEL/SL ……. 1986-88 ………… DS ……….. MERCEDES-2
600SEC ………. 1992-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
600SEL/SL ……. 1992-93 ………… D/P ………. MERCEDES-2
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – MERCEDES-BENZ (1986-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – MERCEDES-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * ETR Seat Belt Assemblies Which Have Deployed
* Instrument Panel (1)
* Passenger Side Air Bag Installation
Frame (2)
* SRS Control Unit (After Third Deployment)
* Steering Wheel (2)
* Crash Shut-Off Relay (3)
Inspect & If * Any Parts Which Fault Codes Show Are Faulty
Damaged, Replace * Instrument Panel
Component * SRS Mounting Brackets & Location
(Even If Air * SRS Wiring Harness
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT attempt SRS wiring harness repairs.
* In the event of any collision, sidebags and sensors should be inspected and replaced if damaged or deployed.
(1) – If passenger side Air Bag deployed, replace instrument panel (C Class, E Class, SL Class, CLK 320, SLK 230).
(2) – Except 1994 C Class. (3) – SLK 230 only.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – MERCEDES-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s)
Deployment * ETR Seat Belt Assemblies Which Have Deployed
* SRS Control Unit
Inspect & If * Any Parts Which Fault Codes Show Are Faulty
Damaged, Replace * Instrument Panel
Component * SRS Mounting Brackets & Location
(Even If Air * SRS Wiring Harness
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT attempt SRS wiring harness repairs.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – PORSCHE (1987-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – PORSCHE (1987-98)
Model Year (1) Location
Boxster ……………… 1998 …………………….. D/P, SI
1997 ………………………… D/P
911 Series ………….. 1990-98 ………………………. D/P
928 Series ………….. 1990-95 ………………………. D/P
944 Series ………….. 1987-92 ………………………. D/P
968 Series ………….. 1992-95 ………………………. D/P
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – PORSCHE (1987-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – PORSCHE
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Contact Ring
* Control Unit (1)
* Crash Sensors
Inspect & If * Knee Bolster
Damaged, Replace * Mounting Brackets
Component * Passenger Side Air Bag Door/Upper Dash
(Even If Air * Seat Belts
Bag Did Not * Wiring Harness
Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT attempt SRS wiring repairs. (1) – On Boxster, replace after third deployment.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – SAAB (1989-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – SAAB (1989-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table

900 ………….

1994-98

……….. D/P

…………… SAAB-1

1990-93

……….. DS

……………. SAAB-2

9000 …………

1995-98

……….. D/P

…………… SAAB-1

1994 …………. D/P …………… SAAB-3
1989-93 ……….. DS ……………. SAAB-3
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – SAAB (1989-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – SAAB-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Clockspring
* Knee Bolster
* Seat Belt Tensioners
* Seat Belts In Use At Time Of Collision
* SRS Control Unit
* Steering Column
* Steering Wheel
Inspect & If * System Wiring Damaged, Replace * Windshield Component
(Even If Air Bag Did Not Deploy)
Comments * Never splice SRS wiring.
* Damaged insulation can be replaced if copper conductor wire is undamaged.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – SAAB-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module
Deployment * Clockspring
* Front Sensors
* Seat Belts In Use At Time Of Coliision
* SRS Control Unit
Inspect & If * Front Sensor Brackets Damaged, Replace * Steering Column & Shaft Component * System Wiring
(Even If Air * Windshield
Bag Did Not
Deploy)
Comments * Never splice SRS wiring.
* Damaged insulation can be replaced if copper conductor wire is undamaged.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – SAAB-3
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Clockspring
* Front Sensors
* Seat Belt Tensioner (Passenger)
* SRS Control Unit
Inspect & If * Knee Bolster Damaged, Replace * Sensor Brackets Component * Steering Column
(Even If Air * Steering Column Bracket Bag Did Not * Steering Column Shaft Deploy) * System Wiring
Comments * Never splice SRS wiring.
* Damaged insulation can be replaced if copper conductor wire is undamaged.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – VOLKSWAGEN (1990-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – VOLKSWAGEN (1990-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table

Cabrio ……….

1995-98

………… D/P …………….

VW-1

Cabriolet …….

1990-93

………… DS ……………..

VW-2

Golf …………

1994-98

………… D/P …………….

VW-1

GTI ………….

1995-98

………… D/P …………….

VW-1

Jetta ………..

1994-98

………… D/P …………….

VW-1

New Beetle ……. 1998 ………….. D/P ……………. VW-1
Passat ………. 1995-98 ………… D/P ……………. VW-1
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – VOLKSWAGEN (1990-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – VW-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Control Unit
* Control Unit Mounting Bracket
* Seat Belts In Use At Time Of Collision
* Spiral Spring
Inspect & If * Wiring Harness
Damaged, Replace
Component (Even If Air Bag Did Not Deploy)
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* DO NOT attempt SRS wiring repairs.
* Air Bag system can only be tested using Diagnostic Tester (VAG-1551) and Multimeter (US-1119).
* Replacement Year & Month appear on a sticker located on driver side sun visor. If sun visor is replaced, SRS replacement information must be transferred to the
new sun visor.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – VW-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module
Deployment * Control Unit
* Deceleration Sensors (2)
* Impact Sensors
* Spiral Spring
* Triggering Unit
Inspect & If * Wiring Harness
Damaged, Replace
Component (Even If Air Bag Did Not Deploy)
Comments * If any components are damaged or bent, they must be replaced.
* DO NOT attempt SRS wiring repairs.
* Air Bag system can only be tested using Diagnostic Tester (VAG- 1551) and Multimeter (US-1119).
* Replacement Year & Month appear on a sticker located on driver side sun visor. If sun visor is replaced, SRS replacement information must be transferred to the
new sun visor.

AIR BAG APPLICATION – VOLVO (1987-98)

AIR BAG APPLICATION TABLE – VOLVO (1987-98)
Model Year (1) Location Inspection Table

Coupe …………

1991

………….. DS …………..

VOLVO-2

C70 Coupe/

S70/V70 ………

1998

………… D/P, SI ………..

VOLVO-1

C70 Convertible ..

1998

………….. D/P ………….

VOLVO-1

S90/V90 ……….

1998

………….. D/P ………….

VOLVO-1

240 Series …… 1990-93 ………… DS ………….. VOLVO-2
740 Series …… 1987-92 ………… DS ………….. VOLVO-2
760 Series …… 1987-90 ………… DS ………….. VOLVO-2
780 Series …… 1987-90 ………… DS ………….. VOLVO-2
850 Series …… 1995-96 ………. D/P, SI ……….. VOLVO-1
1993-94 ………… D/P …………. VOLVO-1
940 Series …… 1994-95 ………… D/P …………. VOLVO-1
1991-93 ………… DS ………….. VOLVO-1
960 Series ……. 1996 ………… D/P, SI ……….. VOLVO-1
1993-95 ………… D/P …………. VOLVO-1
1992 ………….. DS ………….. VOLVO-1
(1) – Location Definitions: D/P = Driver’s & Passenger’s Side, DS = Driver’s Side Only, SI = Side Impact.

INSPECTION PROCEDURES – VOLVO (1987-98)

INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – VOLVO-1
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module(s) Deployment * Contact Reel
* Initiation Wiring To Passenger Module
* Seat Belt Units
* Sensor Module (1)
* Steering Wheel
* SIPS (Sensor Module, Ignition Circuit
& Bag Module)
Inspect & If * Dashboard & Frame Damaged, Replace * Dashboard Speakers Component * Knee Bolsters & Brackets (Even If Air * Panels Under Dashboard Bag Did Not * Windshield & Moulding Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT attempt SRS wiring repairs.
* Visually inspect SIPS & seats in event of minor collisions without deployment.
(1) – Replace if fault code cannot be erased or if there is damage in the area of the Sensor Module.
INSPECTION PROCEDURES TABLE – VOLVO-2
Action Component or System
Replace After * Air Bag Module
Deployment * Contact Reel
* Crash Sensor
* Seat Belt Tensioners (If Equipped)
* Steering Wheel
Inspect & If * Crash Sensor Mounting Bracket
Damaged, Replace * Wiring Harness
Component (Even If Air Bag Did Not Deploy)
Comments * DO NOT attempt SRS wiring repairs.
* If fault code 1 is displayed, the crash sensor must be replaced.

 

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