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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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I have an Acura RXD 2014 and the horn suddenly comes on when I am driving especially when i am on a bumpy road.
Hi there. Based on what you've described it sounds like a possible broken spiral cable (clock spring cable) in the steering column. This wire is responsible for maintaining the electrical connections to everything on the steering wheel, including the air...
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I am having a timing chain issue.
Hi there. Check the throttle position sensor for if its plugged in from when the timing chains were replaced. Also look at the harness and make sure that all of the sensors are plugged in. The idle air control valve...
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I was just wondering why my airbag light is on?
Hi there. From the description you have provided, the problems described with the seat belt chime and airbag light are unrelated. The seat belt chime module may have failed long before the airbag light came on. The cut wires at...
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I had seat covers put on my Jeep. The airbag lights came on.
Hey there. This vehicle has air bag system active head restraints. Cutting the wires caused the air bag system to set codes for the head rests and disable the complete air bag system. You will need to replace the head...
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I want to reset the Airbag Light on my car
The airbag light coming on means two things: one, the airbags are not going to deploy in the event of an accident, and two, there is a fault stored in the controller. The airbag controller performs a self check each...
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.Airbag light stays on and I never had an accident.
Hi there. First you should get a code reader and check the engine codes to see what the airbag light is on for. This will point you in the right direction for a diagnostic procedure. Most of the time the...
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I will be performing steering wheel and interior modifications.
Hi there. Replacing the seats will be fine as long as there is a lap and chest belt. A 4 point harness is great to have. For the airbag, the vehicle is required to have a driver airbag for street...
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The airbag light is on, could it be caused by previous work done on the car?
The SRS (Airbag) light comes on when the controller has sensed a malfunction somewhere in the system. The malfunction may be an open circuit or an incorrect voltage at any of the sensors. When the controller sees the error, it...
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My car's air bag light is flashing with code 34
The airbag light code 34 means that there could be a poorly mated connector on the airbag sliding contact that may not push the shorting bars back into their fully retracted positions. There also could be a short across the...
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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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Wouldn't start, just cranks. It's been happening since front end was damaged. Everything was fixed from the accident, what could it be?
Hi there. Check the airbag sensor in the front end of the vehicle. Since the airbag deployed when you hit a deer, the airbag sensor had to be compressed to make this occur. Make sure that the battery is disconnected...
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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 bags deployed after hitting a bump, and getting stuck on front bumper. Can a friend who's been a mechanic fix the problem? How much this is going to cost?
Sent billing question to CS about the cost of replacing airbags that were deployed from the bumper coming off. The bumper was already fixed.
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Hello, my supplemental restraint system light came on. What does that mean?
Hello. The supplement restraint system, SRS for short, is the vehicle's airbag system. Most vehicles come equipped with an SRS airbag system that will deploy to protect the passengers in the event of a collision. The SRS system is computer...
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ford focus air bag light on all the time
You cannot reset the airbag light unless a scanner that can access the airbag system is used to check and retrieve codes. Once codes are received then a diagnosis can be done. It is recommended that only qualified mechanics test...
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My service air bag system light is on is this dangerous
Hello, thank you for writing in. The airbag light can illuminate for several reasons. Some of them are more serious than others, but it still is not something to take too lightly. Chrysler is infamous for electrical issues, and that...
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Does my car have airbags?
Air bags were not mandatory in vehicles until 1998 in the United States. You would see an air bag light come on the dash and then go out when you first turn on the key if you were equipped with...
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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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Initial start in morning, the heater control looses power and there is no power to the start / stop deactivation button. The airbag light is on.
Hi there. Check the battery to the vehicle. If the battery cables are loose or if the battery has less than 12.4 volts, then the power could be intermittent and causing a loss of power to the dash panel and...
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I have discovered four error codes when I diagnosed my car.
Hi there. For all of these lights to appear when going over a bump and can be cleared with a computer diagnostic tool, then there is a loose ground on the chassis of your vehicle. Check the battery cables and...

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