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SRS light is on, and the seat connectors look fine!

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Hey all, I've got the MOT coming up so tried to the standard SRS fix (disconnect/reconnect both seat connectors a couple of times) but this time no luck.

Any suggestions on how I can diagnose where the problem is coming from, or some seasoned advice to point me in the right direction?

I'm also thinking of getting one of those USB OBD readers (my MGF is late 2001 so I think I can use this) - advice on a cost-effective one which you've successfully used would also be appreciated!
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A standard ODB reader is unlikely to help trace your SRS issue, they're fine for general ECU related items but they won't read SRS or ABS codes.

You're issue could be the rotary coupler on the steering wheel, these can fail on one or more circuits. If you're handy with a multimeter you can test these but it would be easiest to remove it to do this. If you do remove it, it's best to lock it in position to ensure it's replaced in the same orientation.

The easiest way to diagnose it is with a Pscan - Diagnostic tool for Rover, MG and Landrover cars this will show you exactly what the SRS system thinks is at fault.
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