Q: Airbag light is on

asked by on January 26, 2016

The airbag light is on

Hi there. An airbag light is an indication there are fault code(s) present, I suggest having a certified mechanic, like one from Yourmechanic, scan your vehicle for airbag codes.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Hissing sound

This is normal. What you are hearing is the rush of air entering past the throttle body. You normally don't hear this because there is much less air passing the throttle plate at lower throttle angles. The sound of the...

I own a 2006 Cayman S. I brought it into the dealer for some concerns - please help me decide what to do

Hello - tire "speed range ratings" like "N" are for sustained speed at a specified load. If you participate in "track days" or other high-speed driving events, you would be wise to stick with an equivalent "N" rated tire, whether...

Steering wheel hard to turn

With the steering wheel being hard to turn, this vehicle should not be driven until the issue is fixed as it presents a safety hazard. The most common cause of the steering wheel being hard to turn is the loss...

Horn honks randomly

Hi. The horn switch on the steering wheel energizes a relay on the vehicle which then powers the high amperage horn. A shorted wire or malfunctioning relay in the system are possible causes for the intermittent activation. Have an experienced...

Clutch pedal goes to floor.

You have a hydraulic issue. This could be your clutch master cylinder, which is mounted in the back of your engine compartment near the brake master cylinder. The clutch master cylinder pushes hydraulic fluid down to the clutch slave cylinder...

Des getting a new ignition mean you have to get a new key?

If you are needing to replace the ignition lock cylinder where you put your key in to start the car, then yes a new key is typically provided with the lock cylinder. Sometimes programming of the key is necessary for...

I heard a loud noise from right side of my engine. My partner raised the engine, now it will not start

Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If your engine was making a loud noise and when the engine was throttled up, there is a possibility that the engine may have a connecting rod that could be knocking and getting ready...

Car misfiring and is barely driving.

The modifications you have done are hard to say if they are causing the problem or not, since they are different than the original equipment specifications. The problem sounds like you are running out of fuel or you do not...

Any problem will occur in engine performance? Running long time with ABS light warning.

Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. An ABS fault will not effect engine performance. It will however, effect the anti-lock portion of your brakes. Your brakes will function like normal brakes except in slippery conditions or...

Related articles

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2012 Dodge Durango: Which One Should I Buy?
Medium to large SUVs are a fun class of vehicles: plenty large enough for moving people around, but if you really want to get out there in the mud and have some fun, they are still good for that type...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Skier
When When summer ends, skiers start thinking about hitting the hills, and that means having to contend with winter driving conditions. Not just any vehicle is going to get the job done. We have evaluated several used ski-worthy vehicles, and...
2012 Jeep Patriot vs. 2012 Honda CR-V: Which One Should I Buy?
The mid-size SUV is a great vehicle for getting a lot of people from one place to another, with a decent price point and pretty good ongoing fuel economy. While they are never going to get the amazing gas mileage...