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Air bag light comes on and flashs then stays on. what is solution?

This occurs when the car is started.

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Have your mechanic trace the fault. Most likely a fault behind the drivers airbag.

Posted on Dec 06, 2013

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SOURCE: air bag light comes on and stays on. Never any accidents.

Had the same problem, found the wire disconnected under the driver seat (there is a yellow plug and with one red wire, which is fine, and one green wire, which is broken. Fixed the wire, light went off.
Email me if you need details adrian.hanea@gmail.com

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Lincoln Towncar. The air bag light comes on

1st when the airbag light is on the system is disabled, so if u have an accident they will not work, as to the common cause read below.
When the airbag light is on it means a fault has occurred in the system and the airbag diagnostic monitor has disabled the system, the most common problem that turns the light on is a break in the connection to the steering wheel mounted airbag, this is due to a rotating ribbon contact that breaks under the steering wheel that connects the airbag to the wiring harness and the diagnostic monitor, the part is called th clock spring contact, a coiled up ribbon electrical contact that turns with the wheel

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SOURCE: light flashes 3 times then stays on..is it a

The light flashing a certain amount of flashes is telling you the code. You can do some research online and find out the exact problem.

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 lincoln ls...front air bag indicator light

You will have to get the airbag code read to be sure but I have had to replace the clockspring in my steering wheel and also the airbag wiring harness under the passenger seat on my 2002 Lincoln LS, all in less than one year. If you or someone you know can help you remove the seat you can do the wiring harness yourself, it is a simple clip.

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Air Bag light keeps flashing a code 32. what does

Probably tge.clock spring in the steering wheel,or the wieght sensor in the drivers seat causing the xode to come up

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