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Old 09-05-2007, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question airbag light is on scared 740il 1999

the airbag light on my 1999 740il is lite and it is scaring me i just dont want it to hit me in the face while driving of the sideairbar hitting me airbags just scare me b/c we set one off on perpose it show what the can do and the thing shot across the whole garage and smacked the wall HARD so the code is c66 is want the mech said when i got the air conditioner filled what does
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Ok, so...

When you start the car, the light SHOULD stay on for about 10 minutes. After that it should turn itself off.

^This is normal.

If it stays on after that, you have a problem.
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Ok, so...

When you start the car, the light SHOULD stay on for about 10 minutes. After that it should turn itself off.

^This is normal.

If it stays on after that, you have a problem.
shop said it was code c66
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[If the light stays on the airbag is inoperative. sounds like the clock spring (no joke) is inoperative, do not have a code book for this one
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[If the light stays on the airbag is inoperative. sounds like the clock spring (no joke) is inoperative, do not have a code book for this one
do you know where i can get one or who to ask what the code means?
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shop said it was code c66
Check the bentley service manual for the car. It's in there. The light is supposed to stay on for a few minutes, then vanish.

Either way, every codereader is diffrent. The best $120 bucks I ever spent was on a codereader from Bavarian Autosport. You get your own codereader and this wonderful book of what each means. If you don't wanna spend the money, autozone can read your codes and they have the book to look it up for you.
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