Airbag Light?

Derek Pulvino dbpulvino at
Wed Sep 21 12:41:41 EDT 2005

That was kind of what I thought...highly sensitive to outside input of 
charge and some kind of stored fault.  For the Vag-Com, may have to go to a 
shop as I'm a flashing check engine light code reader.

Thanks for the input.

Derek P

>These cars have a backup power source, so you need to be careful with
>airbags- they can be set off with a strong static discharge.
>  You may have disturbed an electrical connection- best thing to do is scan
>for codes via VAG-COM- you'll need VAG-COM or similar in order to reset an
>airbag fault.
>  Taka
>  On 9/20/05, Derek Pulvino <dbpulvino at> wrote:
> >
> > Hey all,
> >
> > If a connection comes loose on the airbag system, does the idiot light
> > stay
> > on until the connection is fixed, or until a fault code type thing is
> > cleared? The other day I took off the top steering column cover and the
> > airbag light came. As I kind of forced the cover off, I think I messed 
> > a
> > connection, but can't seem to find an obviously loose one. Just trying 
> > get a read on what I did.
> >
> > ...and how easy is it to causean airbag to go off errantly? I don't 
> > understand the system so don't know how cautious to be. So far I'm not
> > interested in really touching anything as I don't want a face full of
> > airbag. In other word I've been very cautious to date.
> >
> > Derek P
> >
> >
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