Q: How do I reset the air bags?

asked by on December 11, 2015

How do I reset the air bags?

If you have been in an accident that deployed the air bags, then you’ll need to replaced and the system checked for integrity.

Resetting the air bags loads them back into place, and resets the system, so that they’ll function correctly in the event of another accident. The only way to reset your air bags is to take your car to a dealership.

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

Misfire on cylinder #1

Hello. A flashing check engine light is an indicator that the computer has detected conditions that are harmful to the vehicle's emission system components. Continuing to drive with a flashing check engine light can result in damage to emissions system,...

Car Sitting waiting for repair. Sat 9 Months Now repair finished but will not start.

Hi...gasoline has a limited shelf life. After four months or so, but sometimes even earlier, gum and varnish develop. Gasoline that is nine months old will typically not have enough of the volatile fractions (from the refinery process) to start...

my car feels like it wants to stall when I have to stop at lights

Hi there. You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...

What safety precautions should be followed when driving?

Your car is equipped with a quite a few different safety features, but in order to stay safe on the road and protect both yourself and your passengers, there are a few safety precautions you’ll need to follow. Here’s what...

Miss fire

Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...

How do I use remote vehicle start?

Your remote keyless entry (RKE) transmitter can be used to turn on your vehicle before you are in the car. Turning on your vehicle with remote vehicle start is easy: 1. Make sure that you are within range of your...

How do I clear MyKey?

Your truck comes with a MyKey feature that allows you to restrict certain driving functions to promote safe driving. These programmed features can be cleared at any time. To clear MyKey. Press the Setup button until you see “Press...

How do I check the coolant level?

Checking the coolant is an important part of keeping your vehicle well maintained. To check the coolant, follow these steps: 1. Open the hood, when the engine is cold. 2. Locate the engine coolant reservoir. 3. Look at the fluid...

What does the security Warning Light mean?

The security Warning Light is located on your instrument panel. When the security Warning Light is illuminated, that means that the theft-deterrent system may not be working properly. Tip Like all warning lights, the security Warning Light will briefly illuminate...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mercedes Benz S-Class
If If you’re looking for a vehicle that delivers top-of-the-line features, comfort, performance and safety, all while showing off the prestige of the driver, the 2012 Mercedes Benz S-Class is your choice. Key Features With Active Body Control and...
B1997 OBD-II Trouble Code: Passenger Side Side-Mount Air Bag Circuit Short to Ground
B1997 trouble codes means the side mount air bag has a circuit malfunction, caused by blown fuses, shorted wires, or a failed side air bag system.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 BMW 1-Series
The The 2012 BMW 1-Series, which includes both the 128i and the 135i in both a coupe and convertible options, provides the perfect combination of power, performance and luxury. Designed with a focus on thrilling acceleration and a smooth, elegant...