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Porsche Carrera 997, manual C2 57k - Airbag light after clutch replace

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Hello,

So the day after I replaced my clutch (http://www.renntech.org/forums/topic/40310-diy-clutch-replacement-997/page__fromsearch__1) I had a very nice surprise!!! My airbag light decided to blink to welcome a new day and a new project...you can only imagine how happy I was!!!

Long story short, I took my car to my local mechanic and he told me that sometimes after the battery is off for a few hours parts that are near the end of life can be damaged after a new juice (I guess, they work if nothing happens but after the battery was off for nearly 12hrs the part did not take the power...i don't know). So I have these two errors: 805A and 80F9.

My mechanic said that I need to replace the passenger sensor...does anyone know the part number for this? Is this a simple fix, I'm guessing remove the bumper and replace the part (and pray for nothing new)?

Thank you for your help!!!!

Cheers,

Leonardo.

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So the part that is creating the problem is the front airbag accelaration sensor. I bet it's just a loose connector.

Does anyone know where this part (997-618-223-00 or superceded to 02) is located. By the front airbag or behind the bumper?

JP

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First of all, Joost (flying penguin) thank you very much for your help!

The process went well! Removing the front bumper is an exercise of patience with all of the screws, underbody/ wheel area covers, etc... but no major issues, the car is very well built and engineered. I would say that the only "unique" part of it was a long metal clip (the last clip to be removed before bumper comes off and the first that you need to place back) that holds the bumper to the body of the car (pic 15& 16 of the DIY below). The airbag sensor is located under the headlight a bit towards the center of the car (see pictures). It is just a question of replacing it. Here are some pictures of the part and location. After the part was removed we used the durametric tool to check for errors and everything was back to normal!

http://www.renntrack...-Bumper-Removal

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Airbag sensor - blue part below headlight

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working on friends car and have the 805A code is that the code you cleared repalcing the sensor behind bumper or the 80F9?

Edited by dzaprev928

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