Good evening all, I'm hoping some experienced person will be able to help me out with a problem which has just crept up with my 2000 AGU A3.
The symptoms I am experiencing is the hazard lights flash automatically. I can turn the hazard lights off by pressing the switch, this works for all of about 1 or 2 seconds then the hazards start to flash again. I have tried turning the ignition on, and the engine on to try and stop the hazards from flashing again after I turned them off, this is not always working. After a bid of playing around, the hazards will stop flashing after I turn them off, but I cant find a pattern to follow. It even started to flash automatically when the engine was running. I now don't trust it, as I do not know if the hazards will start flashing automatically again. I don't want it to start in the middle of the night, drawing attention to the car and also flattening the battery.
I also noticed that the Passenger Side Airbag Light keeps flashing when the ignition is switched on, or the engine running, it will only stop flashing when I turn the airbag off with the switch in the glove box.
I have checked for fault codes and I come up with 01366 - Opened due to crash signal. I have cleared the fault code, and after an ignition cycle, it reappears. After checking the Ross Tech Wiki, it mentions clearing the fault codes and checking the Wiring/Connectors from/to Airbag Control Module (J234).
Where is the Airbag Control Module located, I have googled it and from what I can find (based on a Golf) it is behind the ashtray behind the dash - could someone confirm this.
Has anyone any other ideas as to what to check/look for? Should I check the connectors under both drivers and passengers seats?
Any help from you guys will be appreciated.