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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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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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My airbag light is on
Diagnostic Trouble Code B1801 means that there is an open in the driver side air bag circuit. One part that could fail and create such an open is the "clock spring assembly" beneath the driver horn button assembly. However, other...
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Airbag light is on.
Hi there. The code B1801 refers to an open in the driver horn button assembly. This means that the airbag center sensor could have an issue, the spiral cable could have an issue, or the wires from the steering column...
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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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Air bag light
If your battery went dead or real low below 5 volts then the airbag system may have stored a low voltage code. You will have to have the codes retrieved and if it is for low voltage then just have...
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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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Why is my air bag light on after replacing my seat in my 2003 Toyota Camry
Hello. Since the replacement seat does not have the air bag in it then the light will remain on. There is nothing that you will be able to do to get it to function with that seat. It is still...
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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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Dodge Caliber airbag light keeps coming on.
The air bag clockspring in the steering column could be faulty. As you turn the clockspring may be creating an open circuit. If the problem is only occurring on turns, I would suspect that possibility first as opposed to, say,...
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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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air bag off the light
To address this, you can request an air bag warning light diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will address any concerns you have about the air bag warning light system. Normally, the air bag warning light will come on momentarily...
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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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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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Airbag deployment
Car should not be driven, but towed - other damage that may be a safety issue is unknown. This task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate...
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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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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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