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Old 08-27-2008, 05:07 PM   #31
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90% of the time the problem is the connector under the seat, it either gets kicked or the contact areas need a clean.You can reposition the cable if you have a good look at it, just note how far the seat moves from end to end. The dealers must be making a fortune from this poor design.
Good job the rest of the car is far better!!!!
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just take out the cluster and pull the srs bulb out if it keeps you from getting an inspection sticker. you take off the headlight switch cover and fog log cover and unscrew the four torx head screws holding in it then just wiggle out the cluster and take the bulb out.
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Old 09-05-2009, 02:20 AM   #33
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it would be nice if it was that simple, unless it's some crappy place where everyone half-asses everything they'll figure it out
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Old 11-11-2009, 06:50 PM   #34
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Went to Brooklyn Monday night to see a concert. On the way back, I hit a bump/pothole that really slammed my car. The SRS light came on, and stayed on. I have the Peake reset tool and reset it, but it came right back.

What could have happened to mess up the SRS system? I will try to reset again, and remove and reinstall the fuse.
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maybe you disconnected or severed the wire on one of the crash sensors? I'm not sure exactly where they are but it's near the front bumper
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airbag light stays on; 1997 Z3; i have the reset tool . i have a 100 ohm resistor, but my black connector has four wires instead of three. any ideas which to put the resistor in??
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airbag light stays on; 1997 Z3.... i have a 100 ohm resistor, but my black connector has four wires instead of three. any ideas which to put the resistor in??
If it were my car, I might get a gold Siemens contact and apply the resistor at the SRS controller connector: fewer things to fail.

What fault(s) are setting the airbag light?

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