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Old 07-05-2014, 10:11 PM   #1
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Drive with no passenger seat?

Hi all,
I am half way through my stereo re-install and I would like to stop for the night. Have any of you driven your JK (4 door) without a passenger seat installed? I am concerned about sending an error code to the ECU concerning the Airbag sensors and seatbelt sensors.

Please don't listen to anything I just said, I am lieing. If I am not lieing then I am just plain wrong.
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Old 07-05-2014, 10:29 PM   #2
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I wouldn't worry about it.

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Old 07-05-2014, 11:03 PM   #3
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I've done it in my 2dr which has side airbags. The seat was out for 3 days and other then it feeling weird while driving it, no issues at all.
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Old 07-06-2014, 03:47 PM   #4
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The only sensor is a seat position sensor which affects how the air bags deploy because the air bag system is "staged". The seat belt being latched also affects deployment for each seat. You may or may not get an air bag light. If you do that's the reason. There has been no weight sensor in the seats of JK's since 07 so that's not an issue.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:18 PM   #5
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I just did this a week ago in my 2014 JKUR without side airbags .

I had the airbag light on constantly, drove it like that for two days...... Reinstalled seat and plugged in seat sensor, airbag light went away.

I had my battery disconnected for my compressor install after I reinstalled the seat so this May or may not have helped reset the light.
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