Air Bag light 10 seconds????
tmullane at snet.net
Sun Feb 9 19:46:14 EST 2003
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My airbag recall has been done and my light takes at least 30 seconds to go=
off. I have reset the control unit with VAG-COM. The important thing is =
that the light does, at some point, go off. I try to avoid serious front-e=
nd crashes during this time :-) but other than that I am not concerned. My=
audi tech friends assure me this is normal.
That's a problem commonly encountered after the airbag recall is done. One
of my cars has an airbag that does that too--about 1.5-2 minutes. The
other car is the normal 5 or 10 seconds. It is a "malfunction", but not a
serious one unless you drive away and have an accident during that time
(the bag is inoperative until the light goes off). A dealer can reset the
fault detection so the light will behave normally, but it's presumably not
a permanent fix. I don't know what the nature of the fault is.
'91 200q lago blue Rochester, NY USA
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