Air bag recall? Please refresh my memory.

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Thu Jul 6 18:40:57 EDT 2006

> From: Phil Rose <pjrose at>
> FWIW, the airbag light-ON problem is sometimes (always?) been noted
> to start _after_ the KF recall work has been done. That was the case
> with my car according to the PO. In any event, the airbag fault can
> be easily reset with VAG-Com. This was done for my car a couple years
> ago and it solved the AB light problem--until last month. I don't
> know what event causes the AB light issue to return, but I'll just
> have another reset done with VAG-Com to "cure" it for a while. In my
> car, the light stays on for about 2-2.5 minutes after each engine
> start.
Thanks for the info, Phil. In this case apparently the AB lite has just
started to stay on all the time, 9 years after the recall work. The light
should lite for about 30 sec. with each start as a system OK check. Where
does the V-C plug in for this reset?


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