Seat belt warning light stuck on - how can I fix it?

My 2012 Mazda MX5 has developed a problem with the driver's seat belt warning light staying on. My local dealer says this is a known fault, but is not a recall issue. He is suggesting a new under seat pressure pad at a cost of £500. Might there be an independent garage/engineer who could repair this fault at a better price?

Asked on 27 November 2016 by John D

Answered by Honest John
It's an issue with the seat occupancy sensor wiring that gets pulled out of the connector if the seat is regularly moved backwards and forwards. Unlikely to need a new pressure sensor. The specialist is
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