Airbags and Euros

SuffolkD at SuffolkD at
Mon Sep 20 21:03:55 EDT 2004

There's an airbag recall campaign for the 200 20V?  
IS it a replacement or check?

In the classified are a set of Euros.  
Do they have the tabs needed that you noticed missing on another set?
-Scott by BOSTON

> From: Phil Rose <>
> Subject: Re: Airbag light
> At 3:58 PM -0400 9/20/04, Mark Trank wrote:
> >Recently the airbag light on my 200 has come on....It stays on after initial
> >start-up, stays on for a minute or two and then goes out.  Other than
> >running code, any initial ideas as to what the problem might be?  Thanks,
> Mark,
> A well-known issue (I guess not so well-known as I thought) and 
> dozens of postings about it during the past few years. It's a common 
> problem on these cars _after_ having the airbag recall done. One 
> downside of this long light is "merely" that the airbag is 
> inoperative during that period of time; the other downside is that 
> passengers are always asking you about it. The problem can be 
> eliminated--at least temporarily--by resetting the airbag controller 
> with a VAG-COM tool.
> Phil

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