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Anyone have any clue as to why this might happen? It came on yesterday and it has stayed on since. I have restarted car at least 5 times since then and nothing. No fault codes at all, just the light. I'll make an appointment with dealer just the same but thought I'd ask if anyone else has seen this.
 

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Fairly common on the L494, according to my dealer.

It's either a loose connector under one of the front seats, or a damaged wiring harness (also under one of the front seats)
Intermittent/no DTC because the SRS module loses contact with that particular airbag, uh, intermittently.
 

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I had it happen a few months ago. It was a loose sensor in the passenger seat. If I had a passenger it would go away for a few starts but would always come back. Has been fine since the dealer fixed it.
 

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Mine does too. Come and go...
 

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Thanks for the tip fellas. I moved the passenger seat back and forth a couple of times and it went away. It's surprisingly hard to get access to the wiring harnesses under the seat so I guess I'll just be happy it's gone for now.
 

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Yap, even in the highest setting there is no way that a human (adult) hand can fit to work under there.
 

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I already had the airbags replaced once on my 2015 SVR last year. Now the warning light has come on again. I have tried moving both seats back and forth but the light still stays on. Before I take it to the dealer, has anyone any other troubleshooting ideas for me to try?
 

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Yap, even in the highest setting there is no way that a human (adult) hand can fit to work under there.
Remove the seat and see what is loose or chafed. Be sure to follow proper SRS measure and disconnect the battery.
 

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I already had the airbags replaced once on my 2015 SVR last year. Now the warning light has come on again. I have tried moving both seats back and forth but the light still stays on. Before I take it to the dealer, has anyone any other troubleshooting ideas for me to try?
I just encountered the same issue with my SVR. It's in the shop as we speak, I pick it up tomorrow.
 

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I already had the airbags replaced once on my 2015 SVR last year. Now the warning light has come on again. I have tried moving both seats back and forth but the light still stays on. Before I take it to the dealer, has anyone any other troubleshooting ideas for me to try?
Have somebody sit in the seat before turning on the vehicle. If the light does not stay on after the initial check, then it's likely the same sensor issue. May stay away or may come back.
 

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I’m not sure of the correlation to airbags but They had to replace my seat belt clasp. No more SRS light ?
 

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Anyone have any clue as to why this might happen? It came on yesterday and it has stayed on since. I have restarted car at least 5 times since then and nothing. No fault codes at all, just the light. I'll make an appointment with dealer just the same but thought I'd ask if anyone else has seen this.
Lift the seat to full height and have a mess around with wires some models wiring is to tight and causes a fault. It took a few goes but mine went out. Stop engine firstly, 👍 good luck
 

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I had the same issue start up 2 days ago. I simply moved the passenger seat backwards a couple inches (the seat was further forward then normal), and the light went off. As mentioned above, It's clearly an issue with the wiring under the front passenger seat. If it comes back I'll take it into the dealership to get the wires sorted.
 

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I had the same issue start up 2 days ago. I simply moved the passenger seat backwards a couple inches (the seat was further forward then normal), and the light went off. As mentioned above, It's clearly an issue with the wiring under the front passenger seat. If it comes back I'll take it into the dealership to get the wires sorted.
I wouldn’t bother taking it to the dealer. From what my dealer told me, they will need to remove the seat and it’ll be like a $1k fix due to labor. I asked an Indy shop and they had no interest in taking it on.

CPO and extended warranties won’t cover it as they consider it part of the airbag system which is on their excluded list.

I learned to live with it until trade in and did all the tricks listed in this thread to make it go away but it would always ultimately come back, such as when I hit a bump in the road. I would move the seat and repeat the process again.
 

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I don't know for sure if it connected; but in my case, after replacing a weak, old battery this problem is definitely gone. Sure, moving the seat has also (temporarily) helped.
IF your battery is at the end of its life cyclus, maybe worth to consider, as well..

Verstuurd vanaf mijn SM-G975F met Tapatalk
 

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Mine came on yesterday after adjusting the driver's seat... I got out and turned her off... Then put my hand on some wires from the rear of the front driver seat and gently moved them back and forth a little. Next start-up, problem/light is gone.

It's too cramped under there the wiring/sensors. Sometimes they just need to be moved a bit. This has happened twice in the last 2 years after adjusting the seat.... once the driver's, once the passengers... YMMV...
 
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