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What Does the Airbag Warning Light Mean?
When the airbag warning light stays on, the airbags won't deploy for seated passengers in a collision. This could be due to a sensor issue.

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In a 1996 Nissan Sentra will both air bag deploy even if no passenger is present?
The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) system in the 1996 Sentra is NOT equipped with any passenger seat sensors that could potentially determine if a passenger is actually present in the vehicle, let alone that passenger's weight. Consequently, if the SRS...
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How do you disable the passenger side airbag?
Hi there. Airbags are safety features for every vehicle, however, when having a child of 12 years of age and under including infants are required to have the airbag disabled to prevent injury. Check to see if there is a...
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where is the on/off switch for the passenger airbag in a 2014 lexus is 250
Hello, thank you for writing in. The passenger seat airbag is activated similarly to the seat belt light, by weight when someone sits in the seat. The sensor is located inside of the seat frame and will only turn on...
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Air Bag Light Illuminated 2006 Hyundai Elantra
Hi - resetting the Air Bag light will require, at a minimum, a scan/reset tool capable of accessing the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) which monitors the air bag status. If the problem was a temporary disconnect at the air bag...
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Hello . When passenger airbag sign is off , does it mean that all the airbags are off or only the passengers airbags ? Thank you
If there are no warning lights on when the engine is running, all of the airbags are active. That is the default mode. About twelve years ago the DMV required that the driver be given control of whether the passenger...
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How do I turn the air bag indicator light off in my 2012 Toyota Corolla
Hello. The airbag light can come on for any number of reasons. The most common being that the clock spring in the steering column has failed. It loses its connection and causes the light to come on. It can also...
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Warning light comes on for airbags.
The airbag light can come on for many reasons. The most common reason is for the seat belt switch failing and for the seat position switch failing. I recommend checking the engine's computer system (ECM) and checking for the airbag...
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Will remaining air bags deploy in my 2007 Honda Civic if half of them already have?
Hello. If the vehicle has not been repaired since the last accident then the remaining airbags will not deploy. Since the last deployment the airbag light should be on and there should be trouble codes within the control module. When...
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PASS AIRBAG OFF light
If the seat is unoccupied, the light will stay "on" continuously. There are other circumstances under which the light may stay on though, including low weight on the seat, the seat belt is buckled but there is no seat occupant...
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Front passenger airbag status light gets illuminated when I start the ignition and noone is seated on pessenger side. Please advis
It is normal for the passenger air bag off light to be on when no one is in the seat. This indicates the system is not activating the passenger air bag when no one is in seat. If someone is...
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If passenger airbag is missing, shouldnt a light be going off in the car to indicate it isnt there?
Some vehicles were designed to have an option to not have a passenger airbag. That maybe the possibility why there is no airbag. If you were to dig around in the dashboard and find wires tied together, then someone removed...
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Air bag right is on
Some of the 2007 Suburban's are included in the Takata air bag recall campaign. You can find out if your car is affected by the Takata recall by inputting your VIN number at the NHTSA website. If the air bag...
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Airbag light is on, traction control light is on, and the check engine light is on.
The best thing to do is check the check engine light with a scanner and see what code could be stored. This will give you a starting place for diagnostics with your vehicle since three different lights are on. If...
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Car was totaled in frontal crash, airbags did not deploy, why??
This would need to be investigated by an air bag specialist. The system may have been disabled or had faults before the accident happened. I suggest you contact Ford and also a lawyer to investigate the cause. Not all accidents...
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How costly is it to replace an airbag wiring harness ?
The airbag wiring harness has several sections. So it shouldn't be necessary to replace everything except in the most extreme conditions. There is a section in the column that has a spring like winding, and I think two other sub...
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Q: 2007 Ford Fusion Airbag Code B2290
If you are now getting U1900 after disconnecting the module then you may have damaged one of the pins or damaged the module when reconnecting it. You may have to replace module and have it programmed and then may still...
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Q: 2007 Ford Fusion Airbag Code B2290
Anytime the airbag light and system has faults there are specialized equipment and procedures that need to be used in order to properly test the system. If you are getting module faults on this vehicle the most common causes are...
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Is there a way to turn off passenger side airbag?
The passenger air bag can be disabled by a switch. Check your glove box, should be a key-hole like switch. Set it to "off" and you're done. Keep in mind that if an airbag is turned off and just because...
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Q: Airbag
Hello and thank you for your question. Air bags are a useful safety feature. If you live in a jurisdiction where auto inspections are mandated, the vehicle might fail inspection if any essential safety equipment is non functional. If you...

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