This is usually followed up by difficulty starting, and then when the engine finally does start, it runs poorly feels like a diesel engine. We also provide inexpensive and guaranteed 3 day, 2 day, and Overnight shipping options, so if you need your Seat Occupant Sensor Mat tomorrow, eEuroparts. It started off at times having the problem, now is on all the time. That's a far better option than having it deactivated whether or not there's a passenger in the car! I knew, based on your wording, someone was going to try to rip you a new one. My car only has 14,000 miles on it. The next morning I discovered a 13 inch burn in the configuration of a wire on my left buttock and thigh.
Figure 3 The clock spring red arrow , an electrical contact at the base of the steering wheel connecting the horn and the driver airbag to the vehicle electrical system, can become over-twisted and break due to careless repairs to the steering wheel or other steering system components, or simply due to wear and tear. Also the 2008 Mini Cooper has a defective timing belt tensioner pulley that can cause the timing chain to break, resulting in expensive engine damage. Vehicle has less than 100K miles and air bag system components are failing. Now it does not work at all. Well that is a good question and it is not always easy one to answer. Shipping Policy Your item will be carefully packed and shipped within 24 hours Mon.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The problem, according to the notice below, stems from the occupant detection mat for the front passenger seat, which may fail to detect a passenger present and therefor fail to deploy the airbag in the event of a crash. Why would you bypass that? In addition, the failure would occur even when an occupant was not present in the front seat. Otherwise, I risk driving unsafely, without the function of the passenger side airbag. I'm unable to use the passenger seat for safety concern. Every item is manufactured and tested twice by me. I will make sure to report to anyone that will listen to stay away from the purchase of these cars due to the potential for future problems.
Johnson Controls is the supplier of these specific sensor components. I'm sure you will have every passenger sign a disclosure before sitting in the front seat with you, right? Mini did however extend the warranty to 10 years or 120,000 miles, whichever comes first on the 2007-2009 S models only. All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. The passenger air bag off light, illuminates 3-4 seconds after engine start, along with the red air bag failure light, on the main speedometer. Well that is a good question and it is not always easy one to answer.
Side airbags secured to the outboard edge of front seat backrests and covered by the upholstery. This is custom made item used in sport applications and for testing purposes. I was in the very most right hand lane on the highway, at a stop in stop and go traffic. Is there a need to put certain air bag numbers in these cars? Oh, those disclaimers dont mean anything anyways. They said this recall is no longer under warrenty and I need to pay over 1500.
They are only defined when using a scan tool. For how little the passenger seat is used in my vehicle, in my opinion this is a defect and not a wear-and-tear issue. Started approximately from 75k miles; now constant from 85k on. Both lights the alarm and the warning remains on all the time. They also nice to say I would have to paid to fix it. No resolution has been made, many individuals consumer, insurance company and auto shop involved in the situation stated it was not safe nor could loss be guaranteed.
Mini's customer service representative stated that we needed to wait until a new re-design of this sensor in the detection mat is available from them in order to provide this spare part to the dealers. If you're using a debit card we suggest you switch to a credit card. The technician got to the module, removed and cleaned the connector and this turned the light off. The airbag sensor in the passenger seat failed around 50,000 miles. Air bag warning light on speedometer is on. After this trouble and a stretched timing chain that was diagnose were covered the three days the car spent at the service department, I asked Mini of America to call me back, but after some e-mails back and forward, the.
To address the issue, Mini dealers will be replacing the front passenger seat occupant detection mat, with recalls set to commence on May 1. I think its a rip job by the dealers and a failure of the engineers at Mini to resolve the problem. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. They diagnosed: J 1 511mzotherdiag general diagnosis vehicle needs right seat weight sensor replaced. Some of the pumps have been reported to die all at once, with some even failing while driving at freeway speeds, causing the engine to die very dangerous. The approximate mileage failure was 60,000.
If the sensor is not functioning correctly and a human being or object is sitting in that seat, there is a high risk that the airbag for that passenger side will not go off, increasing the risk of injury. I have a holes in my car seat and the two vest that I place on the seat. I don't understand why my vehicle that meets the criteria for the April 2015 air-bag recall except it is a hardtop instead of a convertible is not included in the recall. This is turning off the passenger side airbag off which causes the passenger to not have airbag protection. Comments and Suggestions: rcm Comments: I have fault code 93cf airbag sensor passenger door, any idea on the location of the sensor? Currently there is no known time frame return of vehicle. This is a pad underneath the seat upholstery. This causes the airbags to be unarmed while the vehicle is in use.