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AIRBAG LIGHT ON

I fixed a broken wire under the drivers seat and the light is still on. How do i get the light to go off ?

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You have to use VagCom (the Audi/VW diagnostic software) to turn off the airbag lights. If you have a laptop, go to www.ross-tech.com and download the software. Order the interface cable on eBay (it's about $20), and you can do it yourself. If this isn't possible, it has to go to a dealership (which will be about an hour's labor, even though it takes about three minutes) or an independent European shop (which will likely be significantly less money). There is no other way to turn off an airbag light - disconnecting the battery or ignition cycling won't do it.

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