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I have a blown airbag. I need to remove the air bag in a junked Camaro "intact'" to replace the blown one. I don't want to mess the cover up

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You need to replace the "entire airbag system";not just the airbag. If you don't know what you're doing you may seriously hurt, yourself. You will need new crash sensors, a new system monitor, and a new airbags. "YOU HAVE TO REPLACE THEM ALL". Messing up the cover is not a issue. If you attempt to do this yourself, disconnect the battery from your vehicle, and do not touch the airbag system for at least 10 minutes. If you don't replace all crash sensors, the system monitor, and "airbags", you may find them blowing in your face for no apparent reason.

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I very strongly suggest you don't do this yourself. If you don't install it correctly it could discharge prematurely. You don't want that if you driving at 60 or 70 MPH. Take it to a pro.

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