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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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