JK AutoTek

Airbag Control Unit Repairs

Safety is paramount when it comes to your vehicle, and one of the most critical safety components is the Airbag Control Unit (ACU). The ACU is responsible for deploying airbags in the event of a collision, offering protection to both the driver and passengers. At JK AutoTek, we specialize in Airbag Control Unit repairs to ensure that your vehicle’s safety systems function flawlessly.

The Importance of Airbag Control Units

Airbags are a key safety feature designed to protect occupants in the event of an accident. The Airbag Control Unit plays a crucial role in this process by monitoring various sensors and deploying airbags in a fraction of a second when a collision is detected. A malfunctioning or damaged ACU can jeopardize the effectiveness of airbags, potentially putting lives at risk.

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Our Airbag Control Unit Repair Services

Our Airbag Control Unit repair services encompass a wide range of solutions, including:

Diagnostic Analysis

The repair process begins with a comprehensive diagnostic analysis of the ACU. Our expert technicians use advanced diagnostic equipment to identify any error codes, sensor malfunctions, or ACU-related issues.

Sensor Inspection and Replacement

Many ACU issues can be attributed to faulty sensors, such as crash sensors, seatbelt pretensioner sensors, or impact sensors. We thoroughly inspect and test all sensors and replace any malfunctioning components with high-quality replacements.

Wiring and Connection Inspection

The wiring and connections associated with the ACU are essential for proper communication and operation. Our technicians meticulously inspect and test all wiring and connections to ensure they are secure, free from damage, and properly connected. We repair or replace any damaged wiring as necessary.

ACU Component Repairs

In cases where the ACU itself is damaged or malfunctioning, our skilled technicians are proficient in ACU component repairs. This includes repairing circuit boards, soldering connections, or replacing damaged components within the ACU.

Software Reprogramming

Software-related issues or outdated firmware can also affect ACU performance. Our team can perform software reprogramming, updating the ACU to the latest manufacturer specifications or addressing software glitches to enhance safety system reliability.

Performance Testing

After repairs and adjustments are made, we conduct rigorous performance testing to ensure that the Airbag Control Unit functions flawlessly. This includes simulating crash scenarios and verifying that all issues have been resolved.



Kynochs Industrial Estate
East the Water
EX39 4DT
01237 478746



Monday 08:30 – 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 – 17:30
Wednesday 08:30 – 17:30
Thursday 08:30 – 17:30
Friday 08:30 – 17:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed