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    Warning Light help please

    Im sure this has come up before so feel free to point me in the right direction...

    My MOT is comming up and my airbag light is on. When hooked up to Bosch system analysis thingy it says errors at passenger and driver airbags. Any ideas how I can fix it or quick fixes to make the light go out???

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    my airbag light is opn, has been on through my past two mots. i dont think it should make a difference. mine is going in for mot on wednesday, and the light is still on, so ill definately find out if things have changed.
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    Airbag light isn't an MOT requirement. i think the rule of thumb is if it's a red warning light then it's a fail (ABS for example) orange one shouldn't arouse their interest.
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    mine has just flew through an mot on wednesday and mine has the abs light on. its not a mot requirement just comes up as a advisory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimya4t
    mine has just flew through an mot on wednesday and mine has the abs light on. its not a mot requirement just comes up as a advisory.
    Aren't you worried that the ABS light is on? I'd be getting it fixed a.s.a.p.
    I'm an optimist but I don't think it helps much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimya4t
    mine has just flew through an mot on wednesday and mine has the abs light on. its not a mot requirement just comes up as a advisory.
    i beg to differ,
    read this from the MOT testers handbook

    http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual_340.htm

    "D" refers to an illuminated ABS warning light as a reason for rejection
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    Good news.. Just wiper blades needed i think then. Thanks guys.

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    Good news.

    Did you get the airbag issue fixed then?
    I'm an optimist but I don't think it helps much.

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    mines going in on wednesday, im crapping it! lol we'll c how much it costs me
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    Not fixed..I assume thats a right arse trying to find a dodgy earth or something. Good news because I thought the airbag light is not a failure, only ABS as above...?

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    Thats all well and good, but aren't you worried that your airbags are faulty?

    I would be. They are there for a reason. All safety systems in a car are designed to act together, so it's no good relying solely on the seat belts.
    I'm an optimist but I don't think it helps much.

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    Dont scare me! I hate airbags I have nightmares about them. If it is broken then thats fine by me. Im from the old school of thought where I dont expect the vehicle to help me in a crash. If it does thats a bonus of course.

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    mine passed MOT today and i also have airbag light on

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    Air bag light is OK to be on but ABS is a fail so if you passed with it on you got lucky.
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    My airbag light only stays on for about 2 minutes of driving then goes off. I just need to fit my rear ABS sensor Which i bought the other day, Does any1 know if its an easy job to fit it??

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    Quote Originally Posted by rusty1983
    Dont scare me! I hate airbags I have nightmares about them. If it is broken then thats fine by me. Im from the old school of thought where I dont expect the vehicle to help me in a crash. If it does thats a bonus of course.
    I suppose that's fair enough - your life after all.
    I'm an optimist but I don't think it helps much.

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    my last car had a fail on its MOT for ABS light not working, along with everything else...........monet grabbing ba%$@~rds.........
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    I am a MOT tester, and if the ABS light doesnt go out after 5 seconds or so and stays on, it is an automatic fail.

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    My MOT Passed!!! so happy, jsut needed to replace to the side repeater bulbs, then they put it thru. aws surprised, but its really good, im happy now.
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    Mine is tomorrow and im brickin it!!!

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    HELP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ok I do need help but not for the warning light. Finally got round to getting it tested at lunch time and I failed on the front brake hoses being excessivly deteriorated.

    Got 10 days to get them replaced for free retest.

    Any ideas where i can get them quickly so I can fit them myself as cant afford garage labour rates at the moment!!!

    '98 A4 quattro 2.8

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    euro car parts will prob be your best bet or just your local car parts shop. the old ones can be a pain to undo though as they corrod and fuse with the caliper a bit

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    go to gsf, i had to get my brake hose replaced 6 months back, it wasnt expensive at all... i found euro car parts was tho.
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    Finally passed today..Yey!!! Got the hoses from a place down the road from me... 8 each and had them within the hour. Easy to fit too. MOT centre today he just had a quick look and gave me the cirtificate. BONUS! All good for another year. Probably sell on before then though although she is doing me very well I get easily bored!

 

 

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