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    Exclamation Airbag fault light on after using NCS Expert

    Hi all, had my had for coming up to a month, last weekend I used NCS Expert to code some options, which all worked fine, during the session however my airbag light came on, and has stayed on since, cannot clear it with INPA.

    Now I know that a previous owner had the rear left airbag disabled, and the fault lies there according to the screenshot below....

    -inpa-fault-jpg

    Any ideas on how to fix?

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    Have you looked to see if you can "code" it out?

    Otherwise you'll need to check the airbag/wiring/plug and possibly replace the airbag if all the other stuff checks out.
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    Airbag fault light on after using NCS Expert

    Like I said INPA clears it but then immediately re-appears, what do you mean by "code" it out?
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    Re: Airbag fault light on after using NCS Expert

    Have you tried replacing said airbag?

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    Airbag fault light on after using NCS Expert

    No, wouldn't know how let alone attempt it! Like I said because the light wasn't on until I started using NCS was hoping it was a software "glitch" rather than a physical one.

    My suspicion is the airbag has been physically disabled (which I know it has) but the ECU or control module thinks its faulty and needs to be re-told that the airbag isn't there (because its been disabled). No basis for this suspicion other than the light not being on before but came in during coding, so was hoping someone would know how to code the car and tell it that there is no left rear airbag.
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