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Old 09-30-2004, 01:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I accidently unplugged one of the velocity sensors for the Airbag. After that, the light stays on / blinks. Is there a trick to resetting this fault without having to pay some buck$ at the dealer?

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PEAK RESEARCH sells that tool for about $130-$160 depending on features. It will reset your air bag light, oil change, check engine plus fault codes.
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take it to the dealer and have it reset... cost, between $65 to $120... depending where you live and the dealer

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Thanks for the help -- I guess I'll break down and buy the tool!
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I have 528i and the airbag light came on last Friday, apart from the driving expereience, which is senataional, when there is a problem, the "glamour" of the experience "goes out the door". My 5 has only done 85K km and i am seeing such alerts and faults, it's leke being married to a Lizzy Borden who looks like elle macpherson.
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