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    OK chaps, will do, bit of a steep learning curve all this unnecessary electricery.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by payno View Post
    just for now take the light bulb out if there is no light they have to pass it
    then get the codes read to see what is wrong with the air bag
    UPDATE: Spoke to VOSA ^ Payno was correct^, if you SRS is playing up, whip the bulb out before taking it for MOT. If it shows a fault, it fails, if it does not work at all, it passes. Thanks payno and thanks to Ronnie for the VOSA upload he sent me.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by N1L8R View Post
    Thanks payno and thanks to Ronnie for the VOSA upload he sent me.
    this is what forums are all about friendly free advice
    but I have to say I would not have known this info with out Ronnie
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by N1L8R View Post
    UPDATE: Spoke to VOSA ^ Payno was correct^, if you SRS is playing up, whip the bulb out before taking it for MOT. If it shows a fault, it fails, if it does not work at all, it passes. Thanks payno and thanks to Ronnie for the VOSA upload he sent me.
    What rubbish that is! Not the information but the facts. So if there's a fault it fails, but if its not working at all it passes. What type of sense does that make? Bloody MOT is worthless.
     
     

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    Unfortunately most warning lights aren't standard bulbs anymore but LED's soldered to the circuit board so removal isn't really practical,
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by 755munich View Post
    Unfortunately most warning lights aren't standard bulbs anymore but LED's soldered to the circuit board so removal isn't really practical,
    that were some black electrical tape comes in useful
     
     

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    Marty, that is pretty much what I said to the woman at VOSA and she agreed. It is a farce.
     
     

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