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Air bag replacement in 2003 grand am

I am replacing the air bags in my car, a 2003 grand am. The car has front bumper damage. It stopped when it hit a colvert.I have replaced the front bumper,fender, and air conditioning condensor.I have the replacement airbags and module (which is under the passenger seat).Are there any other sensors I need to replace located in the front end .I am not sure how the air bags are triggered with only a module under the seat.Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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  • cordenial15 Nov 22, 2008

    Thank you very much for the info.I can now proceed with the repair.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    car will not start

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    bumper damaged and needs to be replaced


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That is the only sensor to trigger the bags. The new module needs to be programmed to the car by the dealer or someone with a scan tool capable of that.

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