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Air bag light

The air bag red light is on in my 2006 mini. i suspect it has something to do with the seat sensor on the passenger side. how do i turn it off?

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  • ronald borick Jan 17, 2009

    sounds like it might work. i'll give it a try. thanks

  • claytoncroft Feb 27, 2009

    I was told BMW has authorized a fix if the warranty has expired. I carried back to my dealer. They said my problem dealt with my seat sensor and is not covered. They said the air bags will continue to function properly; however, they have been incorrect on nearly every other subject. Will they work?



    My vehicle is a 2005 S.



  • cpmock May 25, 2009

    My airbag light came on again for the fifth time. The first four times. Each time the dealer replaced the seat mat to the tune of $1200.00 +, all under warranty. Soon car will be out of warranty and I'll have to pay for it. The dealer just wants to keep changing the same parts. Does any one have a clue?

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    2006 durango passenger side air bag comes on sometimes and then goes off only to come on again awhile later. If it is off and i bang the dash it comes back on.

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There is a wire that is attached via your seatbelt latch that runs under the seat.
It will make a "DING" sound when the seatbelt is unlatched and the the door is open.
Find the wire and pull it out then complete the circuit by wrapping the 2 wires together and maybe throw a little tape on em!
Bam !!!
prob solved.

Or you could just pull the fuse for that sensor. haha

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