How do you reset the airbag light on a 2002 Volkswagen Beetle?

How do you reset the airbag light on a 2002 Volkswagen Beetle?

How to Reset a VW Beetle Airbag Module

  1. Shut off the engine.
  2. Press the reset tool’s “Select” button until the red and yellow lights light up.
  3. Turn on the ignition but do not start the car.
  4. Press the tool’s “Enter” button for 10 seconds until its lights come on.

How do you reset the airbag light on a Volkswagen Beetle?

How to Reset an Airbag Light

  1. Put the key into the ignition and turn the switch to the “on” position.
  2. Watch for the airbag light to turn on. It will stay illuminated for seven seconds and then shut itself off. After it shuts off, immediately turn the switch off and wait three seconds.
  3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 two more times.

How do I get the airbag light off my dashboard?

Conclusion – How to Reset Airbag Light

  1. Turn your ignition on and off.
  2. Restart your vehicle and do a test drive.
  3. Examine the passenger airbag switch.
  4. Inspect whether seat belts are fastened or working correctly.
  5. Verify that the passenger seat sensor is not applied.
  6. Use a scanner with an SRS or airbag light reset option.

Is it safe to drive with airbag light on?

It doesn’t necessarily mean that the car isn’t safe to drive but it’s like playing with fire if you do. When this light is on it means your safety system isn’t working at 100% and in some cases, it could mean that your airbags are disabled and will not deploy in an accident.

What scanner will reset airbag light?

FOXWELL NT614 Elite OBD2 Scanner-ABS/SRS/Transmission/Check Engine Code Reader Scan Tool with EPB/Oil Light Reset, Airbag Car Diagnostic Scanner.

Does your VW Beetle have an airbag light that stays on?

We have a 2002 VW Beetle with an airbag light that stays on. A mechanic checked it out and cleaned contacts and light went off, said if it came back on seat belt buckle would need to be replaced. 4 days later it was on. Is this difficult to replace?

What is code 00591 E24 on the VW Beetle?

Call your VW dealer to have this checked and replaced for free under the NTSB recall. This is common on the beetle. More than likely it’s diagnostic trouble code 00591 E24. It will need to be reset with vagcom or vcds software.

Why is my Seatbelt light on in my Beetle?

A few known trouble areas on the beetle that trigger this light are the seat belt buckles and the wire connectors under the seat. I’ve seen the connectors get loose and not make contact, and in one case the wires severed from sliding the seat.