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  1. passat b5 airbag sensor

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi! i was wondering if i buy a new steering wheel with a new airbag, and fit them both, will i need to change the airbag sensor?
  2. New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on

    New Member Introductions
    New member! 2016 Passat Lost steering wheel controls and airbag warning light on. Hi all! What made me search for this forum is the fact that all of a sudden my 2016 Passat steering wheel controls are not working and the Airbag warnig light came on. Besides that, today I found that someone tried...
  3. 2.0T fuse panel - airbag fuse?

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Still have not found a good fuse diagram for the 2006 Passat 2.0T ; looking for left, right panel, relay panels, engine bay fuses/relays. Current trying to find out if there is a fuse for the airbag module, since 2 modules I tried both show 'no communication'. Photo of my driver side (left)...
  4. Airbag fault b6

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I’m new to this and wondered if anyone could shed any light on a problem that I have incurred? I’ve just changed the window regulator on my driver door and since that I have had an airbag fault pop up on the dashboard, is this due to my repair or something new to fix? Any feedback would be...
  5. abs and airbag warning lights

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks this is my first post as im a newbie here, I have a 2001 petrol b5.5 with the airbag and abs warning lights on. I have scanned it with a handheld diagnostic machine and it says no faults found. does anyone have any advice that would help me please. i also have a battery drain and my...
  6. airbag fault and indicator on

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am getting an "airbag fault" warning on the LCD and the airbag light stays on. I just reinstalled the cluster after replacing the LCD, and while I was running output tests to re-calibrate the needles, the green connector came off momentarily while the cluster was powered. I suspect that may...
  7. 2012 Passat TDI SEL

    New Member Introductions
    Airbag recall service done, now the radio, navigation and sound do not work. No number appear on the screen-just the boxes with no numbers inside. The 80K check gave me 2 months free of Sirus XM free-i think they zapped it! I'm not very happy with the recommendations at this time
  8. warning light and airbag issues!! help!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Hello everyone how yall doing hope its great ive got a 06 Passat b6 2.0T.. i have 3 issues to deal with and im here asking for assistance! FIRST: Circled is a warning light i have been getting, its been there for some time now idk what is it and how to reset it? any ideas? SECOND: do...
  9. Yet another airbag light, hours of research but no answers

    B5 Garage
    Hey guys! Car in question is a 97 passat b5 1.8T avant Been researching this problem for a while now and I am at the end of my rope. I had the passenger side airbag deploy when driving down a curb at low speeds (car had 2-300kg extra weight from moving stuff though) I decided it would be...
  10. Steering wheel with controls and airbag

    Parts For Sale
    I have a steering wheel with the volume and cruise control buttons also comes with airbag. I want 80$ and whatever the shipping is. Let me know thanks.
  11. 01222 side airbag crash sensor fault

    B5 Garage
    Hey, I've read the other threads about this, but I think I'm going to need some help diagnosing and fixing. I inherited my 2005 b5 Passat last year from my father in law with a flashing airbag light. Not having a scan tool I left the light on until it was serviced this year at a friendly...
  12. Airbag Fault after Steering Rack

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    As stated in title, I swapped in a new steering rack and pump, and when I start my car up now, the airbag fault light comes one. It does one flash, then stays on. I dont know if thats coding for something. I tried resetting the ecu by tapping the battery leads together, no dice. Ideas?
  13. '09 Passat Airbag light, need help please!

    Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    Car was in a minor accident but the airbag didn't deploy as the impact went between the hood and the bumper but pushed back to the windshield washer bottle, only on the one side. Was repaired but now there's an airbag light on. Does anyone know where the wiring harness is located for the...
  14. Airbag fault Side Airbag Igniter; Driver Side (N199)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The other day when I started my car the airbag light on my dash came on and didn't go off. When I ran VAG-COM here is what I got: 1 Fault Found: 01217 - Side Airbag Igniter; Driver Side (N199) 32-10 - Resistance too High - Intermittent I have a 2001 Passat Sedan 1.8t Standard It...
  15. New member, due to Takata air bags, stereo/nav & lock actuator issues

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I joined hoping to find "real" information on the airbag recall. I have a 2013 Passat SEL, had issues with the drivers door lock actuator, no big deal... more of a P.I.A. Then the stereo/nav system would just power off by itself (including MMI portion). Had to fight with the...
  16. Lease-end Purchase and Takata Airbag Recall

    Volkswagen Passat B7 Discussion
    I had a very odd experience at lease-end with my 2013 Passat SE. The lease is ending at the end of this month, and I decided to purchase the car. I had financing lined up and everything all set at the VW dealer where I initially leased the car, but on the day I was scheduled to sign the papers...
  17. Front seat removal - Airbag issue?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I found a write up in the info base on removing the front passenger seat. I just want to confirm there won't be any issue with the airbags going off while driving the car? I'm not worried about the warning light, but I'm going to be driving without the front passenger seat for about a week and...
  18. p1221 airbag fault

    Volkswagen Passat TDI Discussion
    EDIT: I have a volkswagen TDI 2005 First, I did a search on this topic (on multiple forums), and didn't find the answer yet. My airbag light turned on when I turned the key one morning. I got one of those U281 diagnostic tools, which said it was fault p1221. One forum said that meant the...
  19. 2002 B5.5 VW Passat Airbag Fault

    New Member Introductions
    Hi first time post, So I have dabbled with my car in the past and want to tackle this problem now. I have had my airbag light come one since I have owned the car. At one point I took it to the mechanic and he was receiving a code of "cannot communicate with module" or something closely related...
  20. Airbag error after installing new radio

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all I just installed a RCD 510 radio to replace the RCD 310 that originally came with my 2013 Passat. Got the radio used from china, radio works fine, came with radio code and is great. But when I started the car up the next day I am getting an airbag error light on the dash. The...