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Old 01-31-2015, 11:07 AM   #1
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Help! Airbag indicator stays on after window regulator replacement

Yesterday, I replaced my passenger window regulator on my 2001S following instructions from the "101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster" book. After reassembling everything back I noticed that the airbag indicator light on the dashboard stays on.
This morning I decided to remove the door panel to make sure the airbag connector is securely fastened which it was. I disconnected the battery, disconnected the airbag connector to make sure the cable were secured inside the connector, reconnected the connector, reconnected the battery, start the car, airbag indicator is still on.

I'm at lost... I'm not sure what to do next. Any suggestions?

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Old 01-31-2015, 11:16 AM   #2
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You will have to turn the light off with your Durametric. OR Have a Porsche shop turn it off for you>
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Old 01-31-2015, 11:27 AM   #3
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You will have to turn the light off with your Durametric. OR Have a Porsche shop turn it off for you>
Thanks for the quick response.
So, you're saying that there's probably nothing wrong with the airbag, it's just the indicator that needs to be reset? Unfortunately, I don't have a Durametric so I'll have to pay Porsche to reset it
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Not shure if it will work, but before i would do a reset by Porsche i would disconnect the starter battery for lets say 48 hours. Maybe the this will reset the bcu and the airbag will be accepted.

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Not shure if it will work, but before i would do a reset by Porsche i would disconnect the starter battery for lets say 48 hours. Maybe the this will reset the bcu and the airbag will be accepted.

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So, I went to Porsche. The service rep tells me that normally it would cost $98 to reset the code but she can do it for $50... not sure if wanted to laugh or cry
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Don't cry $50 is still a lot cheaper than a Durametric!!
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Old 01-31-2015, 05:48 PM   #8
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So, I went to Porsche. The service rep tells me that normally it would cost $98 to reset the code but she can do it for $50... not sure if wanted to laugh or cry
I need my new key fob programmed to my car. Called the only Porsche dealership in KC and they charge $75 to program it, they didn't offer a break on price to me lol.
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I need my new key fob programmed to my car. Called the only Porsche dealership in KC and they charge $75 to program it, they didn't offer a break on price to me lol.
I guess I should consider myself lucky then. That cute service rep was probably in a good mood today... or maybe she just liked my French accent
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I guess I should consider myself lucky then. That cute service rep was probably in a good mood today... or maybe she just liked my French accent
You dawg, French and British accents kill women here in the states. My best bud is British and the ladies drool when he talks.
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I did the same thing. Cost me $65.00 to have it reset at the dealership. It wasn't too bad since I walked around, checked out the inventory and had a nice conversation with a salesman while I waited. I considered it a wash.
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I guess I should consider myself lucky then. That cute service rep was probably in a good mood today... or maybe she just liked my French accent
$75, I wish, here in new Orleans, one full hour of labor, $150 to $175. looks like you are getting breaks all over
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