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morning all.. I have a 156 jts 2004 facelift.. its failed an mot on airbag light . its been on since I bought the car 2 years ago.. no I know its the drivers curtain airbag . just above the seat belt. I disconnected it and took the battery off , but if any one has any ideas how I can reset it I would be most great full
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if the airbag curtain assembly is faulty, a reset is not possible....if its not faulty you have to reset it
with examiner, multiecuscan, alfadiag or some such (and an OBD cable with airbag control)

check youtube rarebear14 for a demo

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thanks .. if I unplug the airbag shouldn't it turn the light off if its faulty
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If you unplug it the light will come on because it is unplugged, if its plugged in and the light is on its faulty.
Just changed my seats and i had a couple of days with airbags unplugged and the light was on, i changed the plugs and plugged it back in and it think after starting car airbag light went out on its own.
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Disconnect the connector under the passenger seat(after disconnecting the battery and leaving for 15mins), clean with something like servisol super 10 (not wd40), reconnect the connector and fasten with a cable tie.
There are two more in the boot, under the lining on the drivers side.
Reconnect the battery.
If your car is pre-2004 it may need resetting with ecuscan...

You're only in Nott's, if you get stuck drop me a line and head over my way (I'm not far from the M1 J21) and I can lend a hand...
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Had the same on my 147. Turned out to be dodgy connection under the seat. Cleaned it up, cable tied it together, downloaded multiecuscan and bought a kkl cable for 6, reset the fault and done!
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