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Service airbag light stays on

I have not had an accident. The service airbag light has come on & stays on. I disconnected the battery,but the light is still on.

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  • chevsilv06 Feb 05, 2009

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado. I have taken it to Chevrolet service, where they "fixed" it, but 2 days later it goes back on, I've taken it back to service, and once more, they claim to have solved the problem and the light goes on again after a coupe of days.

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  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    air bag ligght comes on

  • terry Aug 03, 2014

    seems to be a common defect in all these trucks, mine is same way,

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I have a 2007 chevrolet silverado and my service airbag light came on. I was out camping with the sterio going and ran the batt low but their was enough juice to restart after about 10 min. On the way home the service light stayed on and i just fixed the problem which was a fuse under the hood in the main fuse pannel. It is very common due to low voltage on start up to blow a 15 amp fuse.

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  • squeely Oct 18, 2013

    Just had the exact same problem on my ford explorer. Air bag systems are very sensitive to voltage drops. My battery was 4 years old. I had it tested and it was bad. My suggestion is to go to autozone and have battery checked. If battery is bad then buy new battery. Then have the autozone clear code from car. I am willing to bet that this is your problem. As I said before I had exact problem and all it was was the friggen battery.

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Check with your local dealership there may be a recall on the airbag system.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: the airbag light came on and stayed on for no reason.

I have the same issue (which comes and goes often).
It is caused by a loose wire connection, used for the drivers side airbag located in the seat.. The connector for mine is located under the front drivers seat. There are a couple of connectors that are connected to a bar under the front of the seat. I don't recall which one is used for the Airbag sensor.

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SOURCE: Service airbag light came on for no reason. Not in

Hello, the system will have to be scanned for trouble codes to what the problem is for sure. but most likely it is a wire that has rubbed thru on the back of steering wheel. this wire is from the sir coil to the air bag itself. you need to to get this looked at as soon as possible. this is a safety related concern. air bag systems should be repaired by a tech

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