Questions tagged [airbag]

Safety feature found in most new vehicles. Is part of the Supplemental Restrain System (SRS). Usually found in the center of the steering wheel and in the dash on the passenger side of the vehicle. Airbags can be found through out a vehicle, depending on the model and manufacturer.

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Does an Audi A3 8P have two front airbag sensors or one?

I'm getting the pieces for missing front airbag sensors (the radiator support was replaced) for an Audi A3 2011 8P. My usual goto spot for VAG part diagrams here shows a diagram with one sensor - ...
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Airbag light is on in my 2010 Dodge Journey

I bought this SUV with the airbag on. I have reason to believe that its wheels were seized and was towed to a garage. Does the procedure to loosen the back wheels have any effect on the back sensors ...
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The airbag light is on in my 2012 Chevy Silverado my car hasn't been in an accident

My airbag light is on in my 2012 Chevrolet Silverado. How do I reset it? The vehicle has not been in an accident.
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Air Bag Module under the drivers seat

I have a small blue wire that has become disconnected under my drivers seat in my 2006 Chevy Silverado regular cab. I noticed it when I removed the seat. Its shorter them the wires that connect to ...
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08 chevy suburban 1500 passenger airbag light is on and said it is disabled

I hav e a 2008 chevy suburban 1500 . The passenger airbag light is on and said is disabled, i have notice a wire like a usb connector cable that is hanging out of the glove compartment but i can not ...
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Un-“Fit” for airbag diagnosis

My daughter has a 2009 Honda Fit Sport. When we bought the car about a year ago, I noticed one thing and didn't notice another concerning the airbags. During POST at first startup, the airbag light is ...
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Flashing airbag warning lamp 1995 Mercury Villager

RE: 1995 Mercury Villager GS The airbag warning lamp continuously flashes at a frequency of "on-off-on-off" once per second. It began flashing after reassembly of steering wheel after a clock-spring ...
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Is it possible to reset a modified Airbag Control Unit to factory default?

I discovered my BMW E46 320d has been in a small crash and the airbag was deployed. The previous owner didn't fix it correctly and reused the airbag and modified the Airbag Control Unit (probably just ...
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The front impact sensor of my Jetta

The front impact sensor on my Jetta has its wires ripped out from a previous collision, is there a diagram that can help me rewire the harness?
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Mk4 gti airbag replacement after crash

My 20th gti mk4 was wrecked a while ago and the airbag system was set off. I have worked to rebuild the car and the final problem in my rebuild is the airbags. We bought all new airbags and a new ...
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BMW x3 triad of lights + AirBag and LowTire light

2008 BMW X3 started to have low tire pressure light on all the time despite all tires looking visually ok. And, besides that, occasionally, when I step on accelerator there is a beep and ABS, BRAKE, ...
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Installing electronics next to SRS Airbag controller in car

I have bought an add-on for my car stereo (GROM USB3) which adds USB and Bluetooth capability for playing music and answering calls. This module is contained in a little box with 4 ports, and connects ...
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Seat occupancy sensor malfunction VW Jetta 2008

I have a problem with the passenger seat occupancy sensor. It doesn't understand if someone is seating and the seat belt warning light doesn't turn on if the passenger is not wearing his seat belt. ...
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My 2003 Silverado air bag light is on

2003 Chevy Silverado air bag dash light on, but get no code when scanned. What might be the issue?
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VW Mk4 Golf/GTI airbag indicator warning light: How to fix/turn off

Hi there I recently purchased a 2003 Volkswagen 1.8T MK4. My airbag light is on and I need to get it fixed to pass inspection. HELP!? This is my first time owning a Volkswagen so I have no idea how to ...
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Why Don't Medium Duty and Heavy Duty Trucks require Airbags?

Why Don't Medium Duty and Heavy Duty Trucks require Airbags? According to GSO 42 regulation, Passenger Cars, MPV, Trucks or Buses with GVW less than 3500Kg requires an airbag, while for MDT & HDT ...
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Reverse gas in dashboard

I was visiting Honda service for my TAKATA airbag recall three days ago. After I visit, I see my gas dashboard acting weird three days in a row. For example, for Honda Civic there are about 20 dots ...
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Air Bag Warning Light On in 2002 Golf TDI GLS

My air bag warning light has been on for a month now. Is this cause for concern regarding safety? What is the likelihood of it going off randomly? From the research I have done it seems it is likely ...
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can elm327 (bluetooth,wifi) adapters read and clear airbag(srs) codes?

There are a lot of bluetooth and wifi obd adapters but only a handful of them(e.g blurdriver) claim that they can read and clear abs and srs codes, so I'm wondering whether a cheap elm327 based ...
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2009 Impala LT Airbag code B0014-0D

My Impala was intermittently, and now pretty much constantly, giving me a "Service airbags" message. I hooked it up to an Innova 3150f and it gave me: "B0014-0D: Driver Seat Side Air Bag Deployment ...
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Airbag light blinking after ignition switch replacement

I am looking for some troubleshooting guidance on a 96 GMC Sierra C1500. I had to replace the ignition switch and now the airbag light on the dash blinks 7 times and stays on constantly. I checked ...
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Why does my VW diagnostic codes give “Implausible Signal”?

I asked a question some time ago about a check light, specifically airbag and seatbelt light. I have since then checked the code with a code reader and removed it. Making the car drive without any ...
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How to replace 2011 Jetta 2.5 SE seat position airbag sensor

I need to replace the airbag seat position sensor on my 2011 VW Jetta. Can somebody please tell me how to ?
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Will an airbag light fail safety inspection in NJ?

Main question I have a 2010 VW Jetta. I live in New Jersey. I'm due for a safety inspection in eight months and have an airbag light that's on. As far as the dealership can tell, nothing is wrong ...
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Suburban air bag light

I have a 2005 Suburban and the air bag light for passenger side says on. Does anyone know if that was on recall list?
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Opel Astra J: passenger seat belt warning isn't working, does it affect airbags?

I have an 2013 Opel Astra J, recently noticed that the seat belt warning chime for the passenger seat doesn't work (I don't have any other indication except for that chime), driver's seat chime and ...
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Oil, brake, servicing reminder lights turn off using OBD-II

I am doing a project to reset oil, brake, servicing reminder lights etc. using OBD-II Bluetooth scanners (VGate and OBDLink SX Scan Tool). Basically, trying to do what enhanced OBD-II scanners are ...
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Repair or live with 1996 Lincoln Continental Check Ride Control

I've had the opportunity to drive around a 1996 Lincoln Continental before I purchase it (or another car) and it runs great except that the rear air bags have a slow leak and the Check Ride Control ...
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Why don't rally cars have airbags?

Why don't rally cars have airbags? Other competition cars, including Ken Block's don't have airbags either. Is it just for weight reduction, are they redundant or is there another (major) reason?
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2003 Mazda Tribute Airbag Warning Light

I've got a 2003 Mazda Tribute that has the airbag warning light come on most days now (the frequency has been slowly increasing over several months). The light now comes on almost every time I drive ...
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Replace Airbag Unit on Audi A3 8L?

My airbag unit isn't working and needs to be replaced. The car is Audi A3 8L ('97) 1.9 TDI, 110hp. Using VCDS, I found that serial number of that part is: 1J0 909 603 And now, in аutomorgue, I found ...
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Do all airbag squibs on Opel Corsa C include steering angle sensor?

Do all the airbag squibs on an Opel/Vauxhall Corsa C include steering angle sensor? I mean is the steering angle sensor included in the part even on cars that do not have ESP/ESC (Electronic Stability ...
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air bag light stuck on [closed]

when I turn my car on the air bag light blinks about 7 times and it stays on. Not sure how to handle this or determine the problem. I hear it can be 400 -1000 to get this fixed and handled I'd like to ...
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How can I know if the airbags have expired and what are the consequences?

How do I know if the airbags have expired? Is it the same years for every airbag? Maybe they can be checked? Then, if I have the airbags expired, what would be the consequences of using the car? ...
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Should a suspension air bag be changed after so many miles?

I've referenced several manufacture sites (such as Firestone & Slam Specialties) to find any verbiage on their site's but I was unable to find if air bags for a hot rod should be changed after so ...
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Is disabling the airbag inflators a task that an amateur can tackle?

I am getting exhausted by the ongoing news that airbag inflators can malfunction and explode, injuring the driver and front passenger. Most worrying is that nothing in the news says that the ...
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Is the smoke or powder produced from an airbag detonation dangerous/toxic?

When the airbag has gone off, you often see a lot of smoke and stuff and there is a load of dust and powder all over the car What is this powder and smoke normally (obviously all air bags are ...
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2005 Ford Escape airbag light & beeps

When I first started having the problem the airbag light started flashing, after a week or so airbag light stayed on. When ignition is on for two minutes I get five (5) beeps Five (5) times for a ...
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AirbBag and 4x4 light is on after changing BMW X3 battery. Why?

After I changed my BMW X3 2008 battery at home the 4x4 and AirBag light is on. Any ideas why? Some people claim that changing BMW x3 battery is not straight forward, however, they don't explicitly ...
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Disconnect seat switch to disable airbag?

My wife's Pontiac Vibe is affected by the deadly passenger-side airbag recall. We received a letter months ago advising us that there are no replacement parts available. Until there are, we're ...
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Honda Civic 2004 - Airbag Error code

My 2004 Honda Civic Coupe Manual Transmission has it's airbag light constantly on. Honda just did a recall on them for the Takata airbag issue about 3 months ago. I learned how to get the error code ...
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How to Reset AirBag codes without expensive scanner?

Car hasn't been in a crash, but the AirBag light is ON. Chevrolet certified dealership was unable to provide exact reason why it is ON, but they suggested to first change battery to see if it helps ...
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Two cable connectors under each car seat - what are they for?

I know that one of them is for AirBag (probably the thick yellow one), but what is the other one? Car is Chevrolet Aveo 2007. As can be seen on driver's side there is: thick yellow cable (update - ...
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Fiat 500 (2010) airbag replace - crash sensor help

Recently replaced airbags in a fiat 500 1.2L (2010 model). I've also cleared the crash codes/data from ECU. I assume I would have to replace the front crash sensor as well, but couldn't locate it. ...
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Can a blend door be easily fixed/replaced in a Ford Escape Hybrid 2006? Also, passenger side airbag removal?

I recently got my AC compressor fixed, but after doing this it turns out my AC still isn't great because of a messed up blend door (according to my mechanic). Apparently this is a fairly common ...
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2005 Ford Escape Airbag code 16 - corrective actions?

We have a 2005 Ford Escape XLS that has the airbag light on the dashboard illuminated with error code 16. After some searching I found how to get the error code by counting the sequence of flashes ...
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VW Mk4 Golf/GTI airbag indicator warning light

My 2002 VW GTI MkIV recently had the airbag warning indicator light turn on. The VW dealership wanted to charge around $600 to fix it. They told me the seatbelt latch was at fault because it had an ...
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Proper way to do maintenance on an air bag system (SRS)?

My air bag system light started coming on a while ago. Sometimes it will come on and stay on, other times it will go off after a while. This usually happens when it starts raining out. I did some ...
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Toyota Corolla CE110 -1996 Airbag indicator won't lit No error either

This car does not indicate the airbag, when car starts it suppose to lit and turn off. But that does not happen and since that might be something to do with indicator I tried changing the indicator. ...
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Is all Mazda 3 (2009) affected by the recent recall for possible airbag explosion issue?

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/10/21/exploding-airbag-recall said Mazda 3 (2009) is among the models affected by the recent recall for possible airbag explosion issue. I called my maintainance ...