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

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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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Just had the airbag warning light up on the way home this evening. Fiddled with the wires and moved around the seats a bit and got it to turn off. We’ll see how long it lasts. A couple years back, I had the driver seat take the initiative to move backward on it’s own. Dealer found a plug that had pulled out. The mechanic confirmed the wires were really stretched at it seems to happen on occasion.
 

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On vacation and with the Rover really packed recently... My daughter and wife had accidentially wedged Daddy's CD case hard underneath the passenger seat... Airbag light went off the whole trip annoying the snot out of me. Once settled and the CD case un-wedged I wiggled the braided wires again gently and re-positioned them both driver and passenger seats wiring and the next time I pressed the ignition the Airbag warning light went off and has stayed off for 2 weeks now. I forgot to mention 2 posts above it wasn't the driver's seat this time but the passenger's seat. Both are horrible tight underneath and the wiring is so stressed under there that too much adjustment or anything wedged will cause this ridiculous annoying amber light to go off. So once positioned I recommend not to "F" with the seats. This is my experience though and of course, YMMV...
 

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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.
Same thing happening to my Vogue . Got under the passenger seat with a flash light and found a connection had come loose . Fixed .
 

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Same story here, RRS. Just fiddling the wires under passanger seat, moving the seat forward/backward solves (temporarily) the problem. Don't know where exactly, but it is definitely a connection problem under the seat.

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