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Old 09-11-2016, 02:51 PM   #1
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Air Bag Light After Cleaning Radiators

Had local shop do the radiator clean out. Now my air bag light is on.

Any suggestions other than bringing it back which I will do.

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Old 09-11-2016, 04:20 PM   #2
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That's kind of weird. Did they disconnect your battery or something? In my experience that can set an airbag light. You can turn it off if you have a Durametric cable. If not, get them to do it.
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Old 09-11-2016, 11:59 PM   #3
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Maybe a stupid question...

Will the airbags deploy even if the airbag light is on?
In my case I disconnected the wiring plug to the seat belt reel and triggered the warning and haven't yet been able to reset it.
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Old 09-12-2016, 06:41 AM   #4
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I managed to clear my airbag light with an OBDII scanner. The scanner must have airbag support.

Note: scanner will only clear a tripped code, if other issue exists the fault can reappear.

In my case I had disconnected airbag, which tripped the fault after reconnecting airbag.
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Old 09-13-2016, 06:15 AM   #5
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I managed to clear my airbag light with an OBDII scanner. The scanner must have airbag support.

Note: scanner will only clear a tripped code, if other issue exists the fault can reappear.

In my case I had disconnected airbag, which tripped the fault after reconnecting airbag.
Interesting

I tried this cheap version (only about 10 GBP) and it doesn't find the error, even though it says it should.

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01AC7I7BO

Do you know what one you successfully used?
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Old 09-21-2016, 02:11 PM   #6
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My mechanic said he has "all the software" to check German vars. Is there something I can point him to specifically to get rid of my air bag light?
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Maybe a stupid question...

Will the airbags deploy even if the airbag light is on?
In my case I disconnected the wiring plug to the seat belt reel and triggered the warning and haven't yet been able to reset it.
No, it won't deploy till you clear the code,
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Old 09-22-2016, 11:32 AM   #8
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I managed to clear my airbag light with an OBDII scanner. The scanner must have airbag support.

Note: scanner will only clear a tripped code, if other issue exists the fault can reappear.

In my case I had disconnected airbag, which tripped the fault after reconnecting airbag.
Lexky, what scanner do you have?

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