cannoit find the good ol manual right now, think it is somehwere in my room... anyways this light comes on when i first start my car... and stays on for about 5 min or so... maybe like 2-3 i ono... its dont it two times in a row now... it looks like something that has to do with my airbag which would suck... and kind of freaks me out! better not go off in my face!
How old is the car?
The miniture explosive that inflates the airbag has an installable life of approx 10 years... maybe this is just a warning that the airbag is coming to the end of its life???
Either that or as spfdfanatic said - check the srs sensor under the back seat!
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well,my friends 97,98 m3 has the same issue cuz one of the sensors in the seats has gone bad...or, as ive seen in the past, the airbag was deployed in a previous accident, pull carfax on it...or take it to the dealer
Originally posted by SpeedInfusion@Dec 6 2004, 02:02 PM well,my friends 97,98 m3 has the same issue cuz one of the sensors in the seats has gone bad...or, as ive seen in the past, the airbag was deployed in a previous accident, pull carfax on it...or take it to the dealer
my GF has a 98 318i that has the same problem. It has to do w the seatbelt sensor, dealer won't fix it. all they do is reset it and than it'll come back when you buckle the back seat belt. She's had that problem 3 years now. It'll go off all of a sudden than come back on. no biggie, just ignore it.
no problem, very common, something is wrong with the seat belt tensioner sensor, I did a search on it before, you can fix it, but its not worth it, you need to take out your seats, cut some zip ties, fix a few wires and redo the whole thing.
Don't worry, it wont affect the function of your air bags..
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