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STEERING COLUMN SWITCHES Article Text 1989 Volkswagen Golf For Volkswagen Technical Site Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company, LLC Tuesday, August 24, 1999 12:04AM ARTICLE BEGINNING 1989-92 SAFETY EQUIPMENT Steering Column Switches Cabriolet, Corrado, Fox, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat WARNING: To avoid injury from accidental air bag deployment, read and carefully follow all WARNINGS and SERVICE PRECAUTIONS. NOTE: PROCEDURES, see the AIR BAGS article. SERVICE PRECAUTIONS Observe these precautions when working with air bag systems: * DO NOT use computer memory saver tool. Using computer memory tool will keep air bag system active and may cause accidental deployment of air bag unit. * Disable air bag system before servicing any air bag ACTIVATING AIR BAG SYSTEM. * Because of critical operating requirements of system, DO NOT attempt to service any air bag system component. * Air bag parts should not be left unattended. They should be installed in vehicle immediately after obtaining them. * Air bag components which have been dropped more than 18 inches should not be used. * Chemical cleaners, oil and grease should not contact vinyl covering on air bag unit. * DO NOT place stickers or covers on steering wheel. * Always disable air bag system before performing electric welding on vehicle. * Air bag system can only be tested using Diagnostic Tester (VAG 1551) and Multimeter (US 1119). Never use test light on air bag system. * DO NOT expose air bag unit to temperatures greater than 194øF (90øC). SYSTEM OPERATION CHECK Two lights pertaining to air bag system are located directly above air bag symbol in instrument cluster. See Fig. 1. Control light is used to indicate readiness of system. This light, which glows when ignition switch is turned to ON position or engine is started, will stay on approximately 5-8 seconds while diagnosis unit in air bag control unit performs an electronic test cycle of system.
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STEERING COLUMN SWITCHES Article Text (p. 2) 1989 Volkswagen Golf For Volkswagen Technical Site Copyright © 1998 Mitchell Repair Information Company, LLC Tuesday, August 24, 1999 12:04AM If control light does not glow when ignition is turned to ON position or does not go out after 5-8 seconds, a fault probably exists in system. If a fault occurs while ignition is on, it is stored in fault memory. Warning light will then glow and air bag system will be switched off. If warning light glows or flickers while driving, air bag system should be tested. See AIR BAG article in the ACCESSORIES/SAFETY EQUIPMENT Section. Fig. 1: Courtesy of Volkswagen United States, Inc.
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course ENGINEERS 22453175 taught by Professor Heydari during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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