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Airbag light flashing 5times and 2times, does this 3 times then stays on

Just started doing it after replacing battey. All cages showing normal

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    Found it, low voltage, alt. charging amps below normal. Will not give a code on scanner. It does deactivate the air bag.

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The code does have a definition, but you need a Ford NGS (new gen star) tester to read it, that is why the dealer is always the best place to get these kind of problems looked at.

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