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      03-19-2017 06:27 PM #1
      I have a set of seats that i am putting in my 2000 VW passat. The seats are out of a 2002 VW passat. The Green plug for the heated seats was a direct fit. The Airbag was a different plug but the same wire colors so I was able to just cut those connectors and solder them in. The thing I am running into is the drivers side Seatbelt plug. The 2000 Passat has a Red plug with 2 wires one brown and one brown with a stripe. The 02 seats has a yellow plug with 4 wires, Brown, yellow, green, and blue. I am hoping to just swap the plug over. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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      03-19-2017 10:01 PM #2
      I always thought all yellow plugs were airbag plugs.

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      03-19-2017 10:14 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by Chucky1 View Post
      I always thought all yellow plugs were airbag plugs.
      This seat has 2 yellows and a green. one yellow is for the airbag and one is for the seatbelt, I have traced the wire back to the buckle. There is a similar post on passatworld. not sure if I can link it on here. Only difference is his wire colors are off. Really I just need the seat wiring diagram from the 2002 Passat I took the seats from and my 2000 passat. that way I can decipher them.

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      03-19-2017 10:19 PM #4
      I have a Bentley Manual at work. If I have half a chance tomorrow, I will see if I can take pictures of the wiring diagram and send to you.

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      03-19-2017 10:26 PM #5
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...Belt-Latch-Fix

      This Thread shows a picture of a buckle torn apart with the same color leads as my seats. so the pairs should be brown/yellow and green/blue. If I can find my meter I can see if the resistance is the same. From another thread it shows that the circuit is normally closed, so when the belt is inserted it opens the circuit. If the resistance the ste same I should be able to just use one of the two pairs i believe, or I hope.


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      03-20-2017 10:03 AM #6
      why not just swap the buckle from one seat to the other

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      03-20-2017 10:19 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by rainbowrabbit View Post
      why not just swap the buckle from one seat to the other
      I was actually looking at doing that as well. My buckle off my original seat has the plastic cracked on it so I wanted to used the newer one, however I might opt for that. I just want to make sure before I go cutting into it. My airbag light has now come on and i am hoping its just due to that seatbelt sensor being unplugged and not due to my soldering skills causing too much resistance in the airbag circuit.

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      03-20-2017 12:09 PM #8
      I have the same issue so sub'ing to find the solution.

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      03-20-2017 06:28 PM #9
      Well it gets more confusing. Ok so the seat belt swap was def the easiest way to go to that one. One M8 triple square and its swapped over. Only thing now is I noticed my plug seems to be wrong, and this is the buckle that came out???? the pins dont line up on one side its in one and 2 location and in the other its 5 and 6. They dont connect to each other.. WTF??? I think i ma just going to move the pins. Also airbag light is still on. Not sure if me soldering the joints caused too much resistance. I would hope not but who knows with a VW.. Anyone have experience with this plug before?



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      03-21-2017 07:50 AM #10
      With respect to the airbag light being on, you have to have it reset, an airbag fault will not clear itself. So VAG COM or deale I think.

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      03-28-2017 02:10 PM #11
      To anyone having this issue as well, I figured out my problem was due to soldering the joints together. I use lugs to join them and then flow solder into the lug. It will never come apart, however it does add a ton of resistance apparently. I had a shop able to correct my mistake, as far as the seatbelt, it is working great now!

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      03-28-2017 06:22 PM #12
      What did the end up doing? Twist, solder and shrink tubing?

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