Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 03:51:17 GMT
From: Scrowe <>
Subject: Re: SRS error code-B1227

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:39:43 -0400, "LQ" <> wrote: >The SRS(airbag) light stayed on after I started the engine of my SAAB'97 SE >last week. Today I sent the car to the dealership and had it checked. The >error code they told me is B1227 - the SRS light is not working properly and >needs to be replaced, and the cost is US$270. Anyone has any idea of this >charge? I do think they asked for too much if only the light is needed to be >replaced, don't you think so? I hope Steve is still round and can answer my >questions - you seem an expert on this. Thank you for your ealier reply and >hope you can reply again. > > >Beside, they also told me the car has a problem of leaking engine oil that >I'd never noticed before. The engine oil level is stable, and the the >needle of temperature gauge always stays in the middle of the white area. I >can't see any leaking oil under the car nor when open the hood. Is it >really a big problem if there is a minor leaking problem and needs immediate >action to deal with it? > >LQ > LQ, Not to second guess the tech, but it has been my experience that a bad ignition switch will cause either a B1227 or B1228 code. Good luck, Steve

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