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So i was the lucky winner of an attempted overnight robbery and had someone slash my roof on the 12th. Luckily they did not get anything. They slashed the roof, headliner, and tried to rip off the engine cover...I guess they thought it was a storage compartment. I don't have the box.
So my car went in to the shop Thursday and my roof was replaced, headliner repaired,and my engine cover carpet is fine. When i got it back yesterday I was told that the shop had a airbag light turned on during their way back to deliver it to me. They went back and diagnosed it with their scanner they said something about a seat-belt tensioner. I got out my foxwell scanned and found a bunch of codes which leads me to believe that might have unplugged the battery? I cleared them all and only 1 remained.
803A Passenger's belt tensioner below lower limit.
So now i'm sitting here wondering if this is just an airbag light that turned on due to battery disconnect and that the foxwell can't clear, or if i have another real problem to fix.

Any advice on what to look for would be very welcome!
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I'm so sorry to hear this happened. Saw this message on Facebook as well; my hunch is that the seat belt fault still exists and needs to be fixed. I'd take things apart and check everything (maybe something was unplugged?). An unplugged battery shouldn't cause this (I think). Once the fault is repaired, you might be able to then clear the code with a Foxwell or a PIWIS 2. Cheering you on here, and hopefully your insurance will be able to cover a speedy replacement.
 

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I'm so sorry to hear this happened. Saw this message on Facebook as well; my hunch is that the seat belt fault still exists and needs to be fixed. I'd take things apart and check everything (maybe something was unplugged?). An unplugged battery shouldn't cause this (I think). Once the fault is repaired, you might be able to then clear the code with a Foxwell or a PIWIS 2. Cheering you on here, and hopefully your insurance will be able to cover a speedy replacement.
3k out of pocket and a clean carfax is worth more than anything the insurance could ever do for me.
 

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Have you looked at and tried the seat-belt on that side? Could there be something caught in the mechanism that got there while they were replacing the top?
 

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I don't see how a clean carfax on this type of damage could be worth the out-of-pocket cost. As long as the new top is OEM and you have receipts to prove it, it won't diminish the car's value. I put convertible tops in the consumable category like tires. AFA the seatbelt fix, that type of repair is just noise and wouldn't affect resale. No more than a few warranty repairs that most cars have.
 
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I can't speak for the OP but CarFax can be funny with certain things. I found out the hard way with my previous DD that I brought to a body shop to have a rear bumber replaced for minor damage. I traded the car in for my current DD and proudly told the dealership about the car having a clean car fax report. Well....it didn't. The fact that the body shop used my vin to buy the new bumper at a local dealership triggered a CarFax "accident report".
 

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The fact that the body shop used my vin to buy the new bumper at a local dealership triggered a CarFax "accident report".
The body-shop may have reported it (and then blamed it on the dealer..) They do get some sort of payment for reports like this from Carfax.. no other reason for them to screw over the customer. I kind of expected this when I got a new bumper cover and taillight for a very minor bump.. I took extensive pics, before, during and after. The pics show clearly there was no actual damage done to anything metal on the car.
 
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I'm not owning any Porsche without a garage to park it in, be it mine or a nearby rental garage. This only makes sense to me...
Good for you.. unfortunately, some people aren't lucky or wealthy enough to own both a Porsche or even a rented garage (ever priced a reserved parking garage space in NYC?) And some people do trips that might be longer than a single day, requiring them to park their Porsche in a less-than-optimal location. But - good for you if you can always be certain of protected garage parking for your Porsche. I actually use all of mine as real cars - and that means they sometimes are parked outside exposed to the dangerous world.
 
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