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Code 51

Post by Donner1 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:47 pm

Hi Guys.
Decided to start the probe today. Not started it for about a month during its winter lay up. Throwing up code 51 on the airbag light. Anybody else experienced this after a lay up?
Tia.

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Re: Code 51

Post by mojo98 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:31 pm

thermal fuse gone

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Re: Code 51

Post by Sunfly » Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:34 pm

mojo98 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:31 pm
thermal fuse gone
Thermal fuse for sure but the question is why? It pops itself to protect the air bag module from another fault that potentially could set the bag off, so you have, or transiently had... another fault...! I'd have to look at the bible, but from memory, I think I'm right in saying the pulling the codes with give you two codes; 51 and the one that caused it. Its the latter you need to know and fix. Given that its happened after a layup, maybe damp causing a short circuit somewhere?

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Re: Code 51

Post by Donner1 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:38 pm

Thanks for the guidance to you both. Replacing the fuse on the circuit board is beyond my skills. Any idea where I can get s module from? Should I ask in the wanted section?
Many thanks

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Re: Code 51

Post by mojo98 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:53 pm

Donner1 wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:38 pm
Thanks for the guidance to you both. Replacing the fuse on the circuit board is beyond my skills. Any idea where I can get s module from? Should I ask in the wanted section?
Many thanks
Yes post up in wanted section, I dont have a working spare right now, (have a spare but I need to have repaired)

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Re: Code 51

Post by Donner1 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:24 pm

Cheers. I'll post there.

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Re: Code 51

Post by Sunfly » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:01 pm

I've checked the bible and a code 51 indicates a short to earth that has come and gone. If it were still there it would give the code for the appropriate fault.

However, I would be concerned about what cause the short in the first place. Maybe a check of the connectors. Don't forget that if it come back it will blow the thermal fuse on your replacement.

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Re: Code 51

Post by Donner1 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:45 am

No other code showing. So spend Sunday monday checkung connectors etc. Nothing obvious. I can see this getying very annoying lol.
Thanks for your help.

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Re: Code 51

Post by Donner1 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:38 pm

I've decided to have a go and replace the thermal fuse. Ordered from amazon £4.75 for 5.
I read the Oracle and its given me the confidence. I'll report back with the outcome.

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Re: Code 51

Post by Rikki5 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:11 pm

Hi can you tell me the details of part ordered off Amazon as have a module to fix and don't know where to get the fuse cheers.

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