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 Post subject: Mini Cooper 2002 need to turn off airbag light
 Post Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:59 am 
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Lynn Wrote:

My Mini Cooper 2002, base model. I need to reset AIR Bags light, or check what wrong with the AIR Bags. And as well I want to have an inexpensive diagnostic tool for checking an errors.
I found the BMW INPA K+CAN from uobd2, but it just can do air bags light, there are other devices have both the above two kinds of function?



Carmen Wrote:

Well i know this works for the 2003 model (and i believe there is no cheap tool for scanning, you will need to visit the mechanic):

1. Turn on the ignition switch with your car key. The switch is often located beside the steering wheel, and it has four positions: on, off, start and accessories. Some vehicles include two off positions for the lock and off, one allows your key to be removed from your car ignition while the other allows you to turn off the car.

2. Wait for the airbag warning light to turn off. This usually takes around seven seconds. Turn the ignition off a second after the airbag light has turned off.

3. Turn the ignition switch of your car back off for a little longer than three seconds.

4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 twice to make three times total.

5. Turn your ignition switch back on to fully reset the airbag light. Once you start your car, your airbag light should turn on for around seven seconds before finally turning off.

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If your airbag light fails to reset or turn off, your airbag system may have a problem. You need to either pay for a specialist to diagnose the problem further or troubleshoot the system yourself. Make sure to follow the recommended steps of your vehicle's manufacturer.


Free2me Wrote:

i have a feb 2002 ONE and today was hoovering my car and i think i nudged one of the things under the seat, since then i have the airbag light on and my local BMW garage dont have space til friday to look at it.Does anyone know how much BMW charge to ckeck it? they said about £110 to change the wiring loom bit under the seat.


Lynn Wrote:

thank you for your help, but it just support short time, still be bright, if DIY, what can I do ?


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For all those out there brave enough to do their own maintance on the mini cooper here is what you might run into. On 2006 cooper, most jacks won't fit under car (too close to ground) use coopers flimsy jack to raise car a few inches then slide your jack in. Oil filter is a cartridge filter need 36mm socket wrench (access from top, located on rear of engine - the left side when you are facing engine compartment right underneath left exhaust header ___boiling hot). 13mm on the oil drain plug. Regarding brakes, you need a 7mm hex head to remove caliper bolts (5/8 socket to remove caliper mounting bracket). Rotors are bolted on with a very large star-bolt, some type of hardened metal, I broke 2 drill bits trying to drill them out. To top that off there is a sensor in one of the driver side brake pads- yes a sensor- you need to carefully pry it out of the pads backing and snap it into the new pad (using the clip that's on the old pad). Oil change took me an hour, brakes and rotors 2.5 hours. Ridiculous.



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