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Old 06-21-2005, 07:11 AM   #1
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AirBag light and Warranty?

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Has anybody had the Airbag warning light seatbelt buckle service bulletin performed under the porsche pre-owned warranty.

My car is in now having it done, and I donno if they will cover it. This is the first test for this warranty, and so far I am not happy that there is even the thought it won't be covered.

any input/advice would be appreciated.

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Old 06-21-2005, 09:16 AM   #2
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Well the dealer just called..

It's the buckle, and they won't cover it, as good faith or as part of the warrenty... Piss me off...

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Old 06-21-2005, 09:48 AM   #3
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My '03 is having the same problem. Fortunately, the warranty will cover it . . .
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Old 06-21-2005, 10:37 AM   #4
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had the same problem Mike...


NOT UNDER WARRANTY...although they had to replace some wiring under the seat as well...
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Old 06-21-2005, 11:19 AM   #5
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Well I just called POrsche NA and they are looking into it for me. It's funny, they asked me what would make me happy

I told them, that it should be covered under the warranty, and at worst the dealership pickup the labour charge and I will pay for the part.

We will see what happens. They seemed very pleasant and accomadating so I am keeping my fingers crossed.

I have heard so many great things about this warranty, that I was surprised they wouldn't cover a known problem, and a 2-month old (purchased) car under their own warranty. Well we will see, and I will hope the Prosche gods smile on me. This will be a good test on whether I should renew my warranty when its up. Before this incident I was sure I would get another two years of coverage, but now I don't know...

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Old 06-22-2005, 06:56 AM   #6
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Just picked up my 98 boxster for this fix this morning. They only replaced my pass seat belt buckle and I paid 250$
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Yuppers Thats what I paid for the drivers side MOst expensive belt buckle in the history of cars

I hope PA covers it, and if they do I will let you guys know.

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Old 06-22-2005, 07:39 AM   #8
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MOst expensive belt buckle in the history of cars
haha no kidding!
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Old 06-22-2005, 07:50 AM   #9
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The seat buckle repair on the 911 is over $1000.

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are you being serious? hehehe the more insight I have into 996s the more I want to give up on upgrading to one in a few years. I understand some things can cost more on a 996 than a Boxster, but a grand to replace a buckle, that's just money wasting..
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:21 AM   #11
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Don't they use the same buckles? or do the 996 buckles have some extra hp eehhe

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That is for two buckles, labor and related software.

Still, not cheap.
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good grievance i can get a 4 banger pick up truck for the price of 2 911 seat belt receptacles and their related software.
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Good one, belly laugh!




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good grievance i can get a 4 banger pick up truck for the price of 2 911 seat belt receptacles and their related software.

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