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01217, 01218 - Side Airbag Igniter: Resistance Too High

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Old 04-19-2002, 06:09 PM   #1
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Default 01217, 01218 - Side Airbag Igniter: Resistance Too High

Hi,

I recently replaced my seats and I am now receiving this error.

Does anyone know anything concerning this code?

I installed 4.6 Ohm resistors in the plugs, but still I get this error. I even removed the resistors and cleared the codes, but it keeps popping up.

It's weird!
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Old 04-19-2002, 06:31 PM   #2
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Default gotta go a bit lower....try <4 ohms in those connectors and be sure you're

putting the only wire that is left open is the brown wire...the resistor goes in between the other two.
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Old 04-19-2002, 06:36 PM   #3
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Thank you! I'll try that.
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Old 04-19-2002, 06:39 PM   #4
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Default cool!..it's weird, because i was tinkering with that on this dude's car, and sometimes i set

that code when the resistance was borderlining on the threshold value.
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