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How do you fool the seat track positions sensor?

Old 08-14-2009, 07:37 AM
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Exclamation How do you fool the seat track positions sensor?

I went from cloth to leather seats. Got everything working except - it seems that the leather seats I got, are european spec - not having a seat track positon sensor.

I'm flat out missing the two cables that go from the seat to the plug on the car, for the seat track position sensor.

So my question is, how do I fool the Airbag System so it thinks that I have the sensor? One wire carries 5V the other is grounded. So i'm thinking I need a resistor or something like that? At least thats what my buddy explained.

I'm getting the Airbag Flash error - 4 blinks, then 9 blinks. Supposibly means - Seat track position sensor open circuit. Which would make sense.

So, any ideas how to fool the ECU to think I have the sensor?
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Old 08-14-2009, 07:40 AM
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You just need to loop it, be careful though, if you do it wrong, the airbags will deploy.
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