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Bought wrecked beetle 2000, came with new air bags and module

Do I need to buy new sensors that are behind the front bumper ? I'm being told different stuff, if there not smashed there ok? Thats from salvge yard were I got it [Rebuildables]. Mechanic says he needs two special tools to get the driver side side off $60 and he doesnt want to install without new sensors because they will acivate the new set when battery is reconnected? He says the sensors are $150 each. Ipaid the salvage yard $350 for the two bags with module. I seen the sensors dangling when we installed the new rad and housing and they seemed to look ok

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What sensor are you talking about there are 2 upfront on the front rails yes underneath the bumper Is the air bag light on if not you shouldnt need air bag sensors first off you could not see the air bags dangling I got to tell you something fishy here The only way to get the bumper off is to take the fenders and bumper off together because that is the only way to take it off. What my question to you is are the air bag lights on? Please rate my reponse Thank you very much And lets talk about this

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