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EricFromCT, ASE Certified Technician
Category: VW
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Experience:  ASE Master certified L1, L2, Diesel Certified 16 years experience
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Air bag light on after seats were taken out without

Customer Question

Air bag light on after seats were taken out without disconnecting the battery
JA: Is anything interfering with the seatbelt latch?
Customer: No, everything seems to be in place, the seatbelt light also stays on without anyone sitting in the passenger seat until you buckle the passenger seat belt
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2014 jetta s
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just checking all connections...
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 10 months ago.

Hi. No damage has occured to the air bag system, but since the seats were removed without the battery being disconnected, the dealer is going to have to reset the passenger seat for the occupant weight classification system. This will cause the airbag light to go out.