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2005 MDX Airbag sign has been on my dash board. I scanned it and the error code showed "internal OPDS unit failure"in a bid to trace the problem I removed the front passenger seat and I made a discovery. I observed all cables connected except one. There is no cable to be connected from the seat to thhe idle cable from beneath the floor.please what do I do?

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just give the wires under the seat a wiggle and see if goes out ,fairl common problem this on a lot of cars

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It is best that you disconnect the negative battery terminal while disconnecting & removing or reinstalling the seat.

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double check your on off control for passenger side air bag. if not that simple, get to the dealership. air bag control can be dangerous if deployed for no reason.

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