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Old 05-13-2012, 08:42 PM
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Pass Occupancy Sensor Disable Thinger

I got the occupancy sensor disable plug in thinger for my car, but I cannot for the life of me find out where I connect it under the pass seat.

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Old 05-13-2012, 08:45 PM
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I don't know what you are talking about, but I can't help but wonder if it is unsafe for anyone riding in the passenger seat.

Also your interior is called natural brown.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:46 PM
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Did you check at the dealer to make sure this isn't a recall issue?
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:47 PM
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I don't know what you are talking about, but I can't help but wonder if it is unsafe for anyone riding in the passenger seat.

Also your interior is called natural brown.
It's not, it forces it to be enabled full time.
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Did you check at the dealer to make sure this isn't a recall issue?
Absolutely no interest in doing this.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:51 PM
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Absolutely no interest in doing this.
There really is a recall for this issue. I just had mine fixed about three weeks ago. Definitely take it in to see if it will be covered.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:51 PM
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Hes referring to this thing that they sell on ebay, it plugs into the passenger occupancy sensor plug under the seat when a seat sensor has failed. It basically forces the sensor to believe that the occupancy sensor is working but IDK if it keeps it on or off (either way id imagine it would not be pleasant to get in an accident and all the airbags go off, or they dont go off at all)
It would at least be worth it to see if it is a recall and can be fixed for free. At the end of the day its up to you but I wouldn't play with your safety like that man.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:58 PM
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Hes referring to this thing that they sell on ebay, it plugs into the passenger occupancy sensor plug under the seat when a seat sensor has failed. It basically forces the sensor to believe that the occupancy sensor is working but IDK if it keeps it on or off (either way id imagine it would not be pleasant to get in an accident and all the airbags go off, or they dont go off at all)
It would at least be worth it to see if it is a recall and can be fixed for free. At the end of the day its up to you but I wouldn't play with your safety like that man.
400ohm + a diode forces it to be believe there is an occupant.

diode bypass forces it to believe there is no occupant.

Having the airbag deploy without an occupant is in no way a safety risk, in fact, not doing this is the safety risk since the passenger air bags are fully disabled without this thinger.

Can I just call in with a VIN to check if there is a recall on this issue?
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:34 PM
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400ohm + a diode forces it to be believe there is an occupant.

diode bypass forces it to believe there is no occupant.

Having the airbag deploy without an occupant is in no way a safety risk, in fact, not doing this is the safety risk since the passenger air bags are fully disabled without this thinger.

Can I just call in with a VIN to check if there is a recall on this issue?
Hello Im new to the forum, Im having the same issue. I made one my self and use 2x 100ohm resisters. and i reset the code but the light immediately turned on do i use 2x 200ohm res..? I have a 06 750i I would love to get rid of my air bag light. TIA
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:15 PM
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Sorry I never reported back here.

This is what you need: http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Seat-Occ...b223eb&vxp=mtr

That comes with everyone you need to disable the sensor, and the seatbelt sensor.

Your car is too new (just like mine) to do the resistor/diode trick.
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:08 AM
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Sorry I never reported back here.

This is what you need: http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Seat-Occ...b223eb&vxp=mtr

That comes with everyone you need to disable the sensor, and the seatbelt sensor.

Your car is too new (just like mine) to do the resistor/diode trick.
Thank you very much!! Will order soon. Thx
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:51 PM
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Thank you very much!! Will order soon. Thx
Why are you guys doing all of this instead of just coding it out?
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Old 10-25-2013, 02:30 AM
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Why are you guys doing all of this instead of just coding it out?
I would, but I don't understand it we'll enough to do it, I have the soft wear just need the cable. I don't really have much money so if I F**k things up I'm done. I did run in to a tutorial u posted can u link it here, I'll build up the confidence. Just want to read in to it some more. Thx
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:13 AM
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I would, but I don't understand it we'll enough to do it, I have the soft wear just need the cable. I don't really have much money so if I F**k things up I'm done. I did run in to a tutorial u posted can u link it here, I'll build up the confidence. Just want to read in to it some more. Thx
You are in LA. There are lots of people in LA that can code this for you. Many may even do it for free. You should post asking if someone from LA can help you code out your passenger seat occupancy sensor.
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Old 10-25-2013, 11:24 AM
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Re: Pass Occupancy Sensor Disable Thinger

Can that be done for driver seat mat sensor also?

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Old 10-29-2013, 07:15 AM
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I don't think driver seat have a mat sensor, but why would you need a driver seat mat sensor when the drver seat has to be occupied if the car is driving.

I check with dealer to see if there was a recall for this and they run my vin and say there are no recall on my vehicle.

What's the link for where you puchase this item?
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Pass Occupancy Sensor Disable Thinger

Under neath the passenger sit .access from the back seat. Have to unplug one end and plug in eBay resistor in.
If the sensor is bad have to replace that too reset with inpa software. Should work.


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Old 10-29-2013, 12:30 PM
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Does anyone know if there is a cheaper disabler resistor? I thought I saw one for around 20$ but now I'm finding them for 60+$ ranging to 150$
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