Water can damage the weight sensor in the front, passenger seat, causing the SRS (airbag) light to illuminate. There is an electrical component in the seat cushion susceptible to fluid damage. Any spills should be dried up immediately in order to try and prevent damage to the sensor.
SRS Light Due to Damage from Liquid Spilled onto Passenger Seat on Mercedes-Benz E500
Average mileage: 109,941 (81,000–143,000)
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 89,766 mi, Visitor
SRS light is on due to water leak in to the car from somewhere everytime it rain my back seat floor get soak which cause damage to the sensor i have no ideal where the water is coming from can't find the leak anywhere.