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2002 / swap 2008 mini cooper seats

I've a 2001 cooper and I've just brought some 2008 mini seat for it but the plugs underneath are different could someone help me ! What are the wires for ? One I know is the seat belt plug ! But is the other an air bag sensor ??? Thanks for any help. Ian

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Blue are seat belt pre-tensioner and yellow are seat side airbag, there can also be a brown/black connector for the heated seat option.

The connectors on later MINI's are larger so you need to swap over the smaller connectors from your old seats.
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Hi and thank you for your reply and help

OK I have done the seatbelt wiring plug but its just the air bag to go now I understand its the yellow plug,my 2001 mini has the 2 small plugs with the yellow one having a brown/white _ black/white wire connection to it but which wires do I connect it to on the 2008 seats i want to install ? Thanks for any help Ian
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