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Old 10th November 2021, 05:39 PM
Markiii Markiii is offline
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Default Airbag Light

Airbag Light has decided to stay on. Simple fix of disconnecting the battery has done nothing.

can anyone confirm this can be reset with VCDS? Will VCDS tell me which airbag is causing it?
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Old 10th November 2021, 05:44 PM
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VCDS will indeed tell you.
The commonest cause IIRC is the front section of the seat occupancy sensor in Recaro seats. This is not really important and can easily be physically bypassed.
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Old 27th March 2022, 02:54 PM
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I never got around to doing anything with this as it kindly fixed itself, however its now come back again.

Good news is I'm closer to knowing the cause. As it doesn't stay on if a passenger is in the seat but comes on again without one.

So to me that suggest its the airbag sensor in the passenger seat

So as per HPs post above assuming its the front section of the seat occupancy sensor

Anyone have any further detail o how to bypass/fix?
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Old 27th March 2022, 03:14 PM
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answering my own question with this thread

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=114&page=11

time for some tinkering this week i think
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Old 30th May 2022, 01:20 PM
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just to confirm, looping out the front sensor as per the thread I linked did indeed solve the issue
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Old 30th May 2022, 02:54 PM
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just to confirm, looping out the front sensor as per the thread I linked did indeed solve the issue
That's good to know as my airbag light has popped on now. D2's don't like staying fixed.
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