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Cruise control,and radio controls on steering wheel, now air bag

2001 Dodge Dakota. Cruise control stopped working, then radio control only work part time, and now the air bag light comes on some times. Is the problem all under the steering wheel??

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The problem is the coiled ribbon contact under the steering wheel (we call it the clock-spring contact) that connects the stereing wheel controls to the steering column wiring harness, this is a printed circuit that is coiled to allow the wheel to move and still have a psychical contact for the wheel switch's and the airbag, anyway replace that contact coil, u must disarm the airbag to do this repair, follow the factory procedure to do this or serious injury can result if the airbag fires.

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I'm thinking the airbag clock spring is guilty. Right behind the steering wheel.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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