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Re: Air bag experation

Hairy green toads from Mars made Mark Rutherford say:

> While cleaning my new 1990 90 20 v Quattro the other day I noticed that on
> the passenger side sin visor that it says the air bags need replaced after
> 10 years.  What happens if I do not replace them?  Is it just a reliability
> thing like having a .005% chance of failure after 10 years compared to a
> .001% chance of failure when new.  Any one else heard of this?

According to the Bentley for my '95, *all* Audi airbags have
now been OK'd to run for 15 years, instead of ten.

I still don't know the answer to your question, but at least
you have another 5 years to think about it :-)


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