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Airbag Light - Code 28

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So I had an airbag light pop up recently. The tech who read the code wrote down “drivers airbag circuit." The light won’t clear so it’s obviously an active fault. I recently replaced the entire ignition switch and steering lock assembly. The light came on a few days after the repair so I’m not sure if it could be possibly related. The car is a 1999 996. The only thing I can seem to find via searching is that a code 28 is related to the driver's door airbag?


Any insight is appreciated. Thanks.


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35 minutes ago, judgejon said:

Could this be a seat belt connector fault?

change over to buckles with gold connectors?

consider clearing with a Durametric. Many own them just for this recurring issue. 

Good luck. . 


The passenger seatbelt was my initial thought and the tech was familiar with that common issue. My front passenger seat sometimes triggers the light and I figured it would be the culprit in this instance. But I don’t think the 28 code is related to that. 



33 minutes ago, judgejon said:

Ps:  are you on Isla, or really like the whiskys?  Caol Ila?  Lagavulin?  Etc?


I used to live on an island and flew turbine aircraft, hence IslaTurbine. Not very original I guess. ?

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I pulled the driver side door panel off to return the crappy aftermarket speakers back to stock. When doing so I noticed that the door airbag wire harness had  detached due to a cracked connector. I was able to repair and reattach it. A local shop cleared the light with a scan tool and it has stayed off!

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