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My mom passed away last year and we are trying to sell her 1997 XJ6 Jaguar as we cannot afford to keep up with the repairs as they come. We sent the car to Jaguar due to the engine being frozen from computer issues. They were able to reset the computer but it resulted in the airbag light remaining on. They claim nothing can be done about this except to replace the airbag for $3000.00. We are unable to pass a Safety Check due to this light being on. We are stuck and do not know where to turn. Does this problem sound familiar? I would greatly appreciate any insight you could give.

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I don;t know the exact answer, but $3000 to fix an air bag sounds preposterous. I don't know where live, but if you in California, as far as I know, the only test a car has to pass is the smog test.
Second, I have been able to turn off some red lights (the engine) by using a $50 computer diagnositic meeter, which fits under the dash and any body who can plug in a lamp can use. Some red light messages are errors. If the car has not been wrecked or crashed then it would seem to be that air bag is still there and intact.
Also, you can see the car as is for a little less, approximately $3,500. I just bought one in perfect running order with only 82,000 miles on for $4,000 in CA. I bought one last year for $5000 that 120,000 miles on it.
You can advertise on Craigslist and autotrader. From 1995 to 1997 XJ6 are supposed to be the best year of Jaguars.

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