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Passanger Side air bag sensor

When there is a passenger sitting in the seat the sensor does not recognize that someone is there. The weird thing is that if I turn the heated seat on for the passenger after 20 seconds the sensor recognizes that someone is sitting in the seat but the seat does not heat up.

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I had a simular problem with my Vue. Found the sensor in the seat for the airbag was faulty. This sensor is also part of the seat heater. Replaced the part and found that when this part is replaced, an adaptor is needed in addition to the sensor/heater. The cost of this repair was around $1500. After all was replaced, we reset all the codes and all was well. Hope this helps.

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