Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Air Bag Indicator


The air bag indicator is located on the instrument cluster and illuminates when activated by the diagnostic monitor. The indicator illuminates when the key is placed in the ignition and turned to RUN , this is the bulb prove-out. The indicator will stay illuminated after the vehicle is started while the diagnostic monitor checks the system for faults, if no faults are detected, the indicator will go out after about 6 seconds. If the indicator does not go out after 6 seconds, a fault has been detected in the system, a DTC will be flashed using the indicator.