2004 E46 325i - M Sport Convertible, Seat Belt Light Help Required !!!!!

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  1. 2004 E46 325i - M Sport Convertible, Seat Belt Light Help Required !!!!! 
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    Hiya All

    I was Valeting My car for the First time since I bought it and when I finished I noticed the Seat Belt Light was flashing, jumped in the car, put on the seat belt and it was still flashing. Turned the cars engine Off/On again and it was still flashing. Thought I must of knocked a Plug with the hover so I turned the engine off again and checked under the seat for switches, all seemed fine.

    Turned the Engine back on and the light just stayed on for a few secs and went off, the light now still stays switched off even when I drive without the seatbelt on. No Light, Noise Nothing.

    Is there a Fault or doesn't the car have a Seat Belt Warning? Can't say I have noticed before as the car is New to me and I usually wear My Seat Belt.

    Please Help, Remember mine is a 2004 E46 325 M Sport

    Thank you
     
     

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    I think that you will need to get the fault codes read to be sure what the issue may be - it could be costly to speculate and easy to miss diagnose the issue?

    I would suggest that if it did not happen before then either it will be the wiring under the seat to the pre tensioners or the occupancy sensor, I cannot remember for sure, but I thought the light normally went out after a few seconds - but reading the fault codes will be sure...
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    I would have thought if it was the wiring under the seat it would have been a short of some sort. If everything was ok except a bad connection the light would stay on all the time not off??
    But agree with Kev, you need to see if there are any codes first thing
     
     

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    role in Neal P but i seem to remember him saying that if you kneel on the seats (people usually do when cleaning the inside) it can bugger the occupancy sensors.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaza01 View Post
    role in Neal P but i seem to remember him saying that if you kneel on the seats (people usually do when cleaning the inside) it can bugger the occupancy sensors.
    I think that is what I was eluding to in my first post, didn't make myself clear though... Only reading the fault codes will be able to confirm this though.
     
     

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    its the micro switch in the seat ,indicating that the seat is not in the locked position.Ive posted it already ,search for 'seatbelt light flashing.Easy fix.
     
     

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