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Are SQUIBS part of a new airbag?

And if i renew the airbag along with having my airbag ecu reset, does this resolve my problem of a deployed airbag?

Any help would be much appreciated.

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A "Squib" is a small explosive charge.
They are in each airbag and the seatbelt pre-tensioners.

If you fit a new airbag, yes that will resolve the issue of a deployed airbag...
 

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Do they really? Well it can't be done with Alfa diagnostic equipment (examiner) if the airbags were actually triggered by an impact, only if the pretensioners were triggered by a smaller impact (2-stage system).
The air bag system is a potentially life saving device, so the question is do you really want to re-use such a sensitive device, knowing it has been subjected to a significant impact? Would you trust it to work again?
 

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I don't mind buying new components, but if it can be reset and allow the sytem to work again I would like to take that route for cost.

The airbag system self checks itself every time the ignition is switched on, so would know immediately if has worked or not??
 
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