Why is the air bag light not working on my VW Jetta?

Why is the air bag light not working on my VW Jetta?

Over a period of time with readjusting the driver’s seat, it has disconnected or compromised the airbag wiring requiring a diagnostic test to confirm as well as removing the entire seat to clear the airbag light. Without doing so they may not properly disengage.

Are there any problems with the air bag light on?

Volkswagen Jetta owners have reported 128 problems related to air bag light on (under the air bag category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Volkswagen Jetta based on all problems reported for the Jetta.

Why is my Jetta GLI not turning on or off?

Can not turn vehicle on or off because the key will not turn. The vehicle was stationary on a city street. The other problem is that the airbag light is continually on. I just bought a used 2017 Volkswagen Jetta gli a month ago, and the airbag light just illuminated this past Friday, along with no steering wheel controls working, and no horn.

Where is the airbag connector on a VW Jetta?

Clear the Airbag code and problem solved. The connector under the seat is for the side airbag that is in the seat, VW has had some problems with this connector, but more on the newer body style Jettas. If your problem is with the driver airbag then this fix will not help your cause.

When do you need a Jetta airbag reset?

In a situation like this, the airbags are not needed. If a collision occurs, however, both the seat belts as well as the airbags get activated by the airbag module. If your airbags have deployed you will need to get a VW Jetta Airbag light reset or repair service.

Where to get an illuminated airbag light in a Volkswagen?

Your life or the lives of your passengers might depend on your airbag working properly. If your airbag light is illuminated, call Escondido German Auto Shop, convenient to Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, and Valley Center, CA today to have your Volkswagen serviced by a knowledgeable technician.

How much does it cost to fix a VW Jetta air bag?

Was also told that by authorized vw service that this vehicle also has a leaky vacuum pump. Total cost of repairs: $2,636 for replacement of abs module plus tax and $1,036 plus tax for replacement of the vacuum pump. Neither of these parts should need to be replaced on this 2012 vw Jetta with 63k miles. This is absurd.

Are there any recalls on VW airbags?

In 2015, Volkswagen recalled 416,000 vehicles because of an airbag defect. The airbag defect was because of the failure of the clockspring, which is an electrical component in the steering system.