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2012 Volkswagen Passat S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV

2012 Volkswagen Passat
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sdn, Mid-Size
21 (Est) mpg city / 32 (Est) mpg hwy
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April 18, 2011, 5:25 am

Thomas K
 

Question: 2001 VW Passat GLS Air Bag Fault

Hi - the air bad fault indicator light has come on in this vehicle. What does this mean - is it a problem & how do I turn it off??

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April 18, 2011, 9:41 pm

Tyler O
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There is an error in the SRS (airbag) system. You should have the codes read and cleared. See if they come back and you have a problem to address.

The most common failure for your vehicle is a connector under the seat for the side impact airbags getting dirty. It could also be the drivers airbag connectors. Or a fault in the sensors or computer for the system. Have the codes read and you'll know.


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