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I have a 2005 300c and the passenger air bag light doesn't want to go off. If i sit or press down on the seat it goes out but as soon as I let off, the light comes back on in like 10seconds. Does anyone know about this problem? Is it just a glitch or more serious? Do I have to take it in or is there a fix for it?
 

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bring it in! mines did that @ 2200 miles :eek:uch: this happend to many other members as well. forgot the link, it somewhere on here.. but anyways, the dealer fixed my light and it never came back :knocks on wood: :sad:
 

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Yes, take it in, likely a faulty sensor. The HHR pass abg is always off unless a sufficient weight person sits there and then the light switches to on. This is a better design, why have the bag pop out in a fender bender incurring all that cost when no one is sitting there? They also have an aux jack on the radio for plug in devices like a Dell DJ or Ipod, seems that GM thinks more than Chrysler though Chryco has more striking designs.
 

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II kings 9:20 said:
Yes, take it in, likely a faulty sensor. The HHR pass abg is always off unless a sufficient weight person sits there and then the light switches to on. This is a better design, why have the bag pop out in a fender bender incurring all that cost when no one is sitting there? They also have an aux jack on the radio for plug in devices like a Dell DJ or Ipod, seems that GM thinks more than Chrysler though Chryco has more striking designs.
I thought Chrysler had the same system? I don't remember the page but I read in the manual somewhere about this. We have a light just above the stereo next to the caution markers that shows the passenger airbag off unless someone sits there right?
 

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I thought Chrysler had the same system? I don't remember the page but I read in the manual somewhere about this. We have a light just above the stereo next to the caution markers that shows the passenger airbag off unless someone sits there right?
No, our airbag is always on even if no one is sitting there, try putting your laptop in the pass seat, the "airbag off" light will come on. The HHR has a light that says air bag off if no one is sitting there, stays off if you set a laptop there, and switches to "airbag on" if a person sits there.
 

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II kings 9:20 said:
No, our airbag is always on even if no one is sitting there, try putting your laptop in the pass seat, the "airbag off" light will come on. The HHR has a light that says air bag off if no one is sitting there, stays off if you set a laptop there, and switches to "airbag on" if a person sits there.
The passenger airbag will be off if the seat isn't occupied. Also, the light doesn't have to be on for the bag to be off.
 

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hersheys C said:
I have a 2005 300c and the passenger air bag light doesn't want to go off. If i sit or press down on the seat it goes out but as soon as I let off, the light comes back on in like 10seconds. Does anyone know about this problem? Is it just a glitch or more serious? Do I have to take it in or is there a fix for it?
You probably need to take it in to have the seat recalibrated.
 

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II kings 9:20 said:
Well, I'll be flat dogged, you learn something new everyday. I stand corrected.
It's ok Kings, it confuses me too! I've had my laptop on there and the light stays on also, but I don't think it should be. Maybe if the seatbelt were buckled, would that turn it off?
 

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Theoretically if a child the weight of a laptop were sitting there, it should be off and the light should be on. With no one there, I would expect the bag to be off and the light on as well but it is not.
 

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air bag light

If it only comes on when you put the lap top on the seat, that is the way it is programmed. There is a minimum weight cut off as in less than an adult...then the air bags auto off....

When I travel alone I usually put a bunch of stuuf on the pass seat....but not in my 'C' because that annoying light comes on.

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my C did the same thing when i first got it. it was just a matter of them recalibrating the sensor. have not had any problems since then. it should be a simple fix
 

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I have had my 300c since April 2004, I have been to the Dlr once or twice. You have a simple problem take the car to the dlr, they will re-calibrate your sensor in a matter of minutes. This is a common problem enough said don't believe me check my member # I'am a "C"o.g.
 

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i had the same problem about 2 months into owning my 2006 chrysler 300 touring. I brought it in for service and the guy gave me a lecture about reading the manual and fixing it myself, then said "don't ever put anything on the front seat". I replied that I own the vehicle and will put a sack of bricks on the seat every day if i wish, he got pissed and I waited about an hour to get it fixed. Here is the pisser guys, he gives me the receipt and explains that this is a one time good-will fix and this "sort of thing" is not covered under warranty and I'll have to pay next time.

I told him to drop dead and asked to speak to the GM of the dealership, another half hour passes and the same guy who did my closing walks up. This is the same guy who said he has no control over the parts department and he was sorry for their screw-up when they messed up my alarm. Well I laugh in this guys face too and call chrysler in front of them, another hour goes by and I have to argue with the people at chrysler because they won't admit they have a warranty on their airbags, but won't say they don't either.

Customer service comes back on the phone and says we are very sorry, we called the dealership/service and we are putting in a complaint. We do have to fix whatever is wrong with your vehicle, and we don't recommend ever going back to that dealership again. Now I have to find a new dealership out in LI or something to get my oil changes done because of these asswipes. My dealership was located in queens btw. Unbelievable, I wonder if the papers would like a copy of my receipt saying chrysler doesn't warranty their airbags. I scanned it on my computer, I should let it circulate to let people know what chrysler service departments are up to.
 
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