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Old 11-06-2019, 04:54 PM
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i am not sure this helps get past the va safety inspection process

they expect the light to come one when the engine is started, then go off once the system does its system test
It does but like dating high school gurls timing is everything! Just like the air bag seat belt Light will come back on quickly.

Best option I found was the jumper wire. Or possibly finding a sparky that can figure out a way to convince the system that the belts are being used or thereís no one sitting in the seat.
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Old 11-07-2019, 02:03 PM
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Does WV have a state inspection? If not, You may consider garaging your car at Summit Point. State registration is determined by the principal garaging location not your residency.

Never mind, I looked it up and WV has a safety inspection...
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Hey Otto - Can it be disabled with a PIWIS? If so, I might be able to help..
it would be great if we could try
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Old 11-07-2019, 05:52 PM
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just put in the stock seats, get your sticker, swap them back, electrical tape

or call tpc talk to tom - he knows these things
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Old 11-08-2019, 11:20 AM
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just put in the stock seats, get your sticker, swap them back, electrical tape

or call tpc talk to tom - he knows these things
tried tom, it seems the 981 are difficult to configure

i have head that intersport and asg have the wherewithal to get it done, so i know it can be done

i really don't want to be swapping seats in and out each year
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just put in the stock seats, get your sticker, swap them back, electrical tape
^^ This ^^ Itís how I do it in the 991.

The newer cars run on a digital bus network so wire jumping doesnít work anymore, and the passenger seat has a larger molex connector due to the weight sensor built into the seat (detects if passenger airbag needs to deploy or not).

Bus example: My center consoled has about 7 buttons on it, yet when you pull the button package out you see it is all wired with a thin 3-wire ribbon cable. It takes programming at the dealership to add a single button and enable it.

I miss analog
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just put in the stock seats, get your sticker, swap them back, electrical tape
^^ This ^^ Itís how I do it in the 991.

The newer cars run on a digital bus network so wire jumping doesnít work anymore, and the passenger seat has a larger molex connector due to the weight sensor built into the seat (detects if passenger airbag needs to deploy or not).

Bus example: My center consoled has about 7 buttons on it, yet when you pull the button package out you see it is all wired with a thin 3-wire ribbon cable. It takes programming at the dealership to add a single button and enable it.

Sometimes I miss analog
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Old 11-11-2019, 10:41 AM
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http://t-design9.com/ claims to make modules which spoof the digital buttons on modern Porsches. Likely doesn't fix the airbag light issue but you can always ask them.
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^^ This ^^ Itís how I do it in the 991.

The newer cars run on a digital bus network so wire jumping doesnít work anymore, and the passenger seat has a larger molex connector due to the weight sensor built into the seat (detects if passenger airbag needs to deploy or not).

Bus example: My center consoled has about 7 buttons on it, yet when you pull the button package out you see it is all wired with a thin 3-wire ribbon cable. It takes programming at the dealership to add a single button and enable it.

Sometimes I miss analog
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i think the only way to do this is with a porsche piwis (sp?), if it is even possible
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Old 11-12-2019, 08:50 AM
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i really don't want to be swapping seats in and out each year
as opposed to effing with the ECU every year? swapping seats is much easier buddy

and even if you do disable the light itself, you may still have a fault in the ECU since there is no airbag there -- which will be revealed in the OBDI scan -- and you'll fail inspection anyway since you are in a modern car and (for good reason) there's no good way to game the OBDI scan
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