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Why Would srs light stay on in a mitsubishi Eclipse 2003 model!


SRS means secondary restraint system - air bags. If the light remains on, it means the the air bag module has detected a problem with your air bag system. Have codes read (you'll need a reader that can read codes from the air bag module) to see what the problem is, and have it repaired. Best left to a dealer or shop that has experience with air bag systems.

Apr 11, 2017 | Mitsubishi Cars & Trucks

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What does code 33 mean 2006 Grand Marquis airbag


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Air bag illuminate for niisan frontier


you need to pull codes to begin diagnoses
could be anything from a blown fuse to a defective air bag module/computer!

Sep 17, 2010 | 2006 Nissan Frontier

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2003 VW Beetle GLS, indicator light, looks like a person sitting in a sit with a circle in front of them, no manual, what is this?


this is the air bag system fault indicator you will have to hook to a scanner and have fault codes read warning this light being illuminated means there is a fault detected in air bag circuit and it is now non-functional in a collision it will not deploy and could result in fatal injury so have checked soon not just for you say a family member is riding with you passenger side air bags will not deploy either not something you want to chance

Sep 03, 2010 | 2000 Volkswagen Beetle

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My 2003 Matrix air bag light came on this morning. I've read some of the comments about this and heard it's very expensive. Does the light mean it won't work if I get in an accident or will it deploy on...


Hello, welcome to FIxYa. Please allow me to assist you.

First, we need to know why the air bag light is on. This can be from a variety of reasons. Some are expensive, some are not. I would first suggest taking the car to a place that can read the air-bag computer, and get the code or codes that are stored determined. The codes are what turns on the light, and leads us through the diagnosis. Without the codes, it is rather difficult to address the cost issues that would be involved.

To answer the second part of your question...the air bag may not deploy in the event of an accident if the light is illuminated on the dash.

Finally, no, the bag will not deploy whilst driving.

Please get the codes read, and get back to us, so that we may be better able to assist you.

Thanks for choosing FixYa for assistance today.

Jul 12, 2010 | 2003 Toyota Matrix

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Dash lights went out, so i had some fuses removed to see which one was bad. next thing i know the airbag light was on.


You just need to turn it off again. You created a false trigger of the light. You may have to have dealer do it with scan tool.


Prove Out Procedure
Turn the ignition switch from the OFF to the RUN position and visually monitor the air bag indicator with the air bag modules or restraint system diagnostic tools installed. The air bag indicator will light continuously for approximately six seconds and then turn off. If an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) fault is present, the air bag indicator will either:
  • fail to light.
  • remain lit continuously.
  • flash.
The flashing might not occur until approximately 30 seconds after the ignition switch has been turned from the OFF to the RUN position. This is the time required for the restraints control module (RCM) to complete the testing of the SRS. If the air bag indicator is inoperative and an SRS fault exists, a chime will sound in a pattern of five sets of five beeps. If this occurs, the air bag indicator will need to be repaired before diagnosis can continue.
----------------------------------------------------------- Restraints Control Module (RCM)
The restraints control module (RCM) performs the following functions:
  • signals the inflators to deploy the air bags in the event of a deployable crash.
  • monitors the air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) for faults.
  • illuminates the air bag indicator if a fault is detected.
  • flashes the air bag indicator to indicate the lamp fault code (LFC) detected.
  • communicates through the data link connector (DLC) the current or historical diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).
  • signals the generic electronic module (GEM) to activate a chime if the air bag indicator is not available and another SRS fault exists.
NOTE: The safing sensor is internal to the RCM and is not repaired separately.
The RCM monitors the SRS for possible faults. If a fault is detected while the ignition switch is in the RUN position, the RCM will illuminate the air bag indicator located in the instrument cluster.
When the ignition is cycled (turned off and then on), the air bag indicator will begin its prove out sequence. During prove out the air bag indicator will illuminate for six seconds, go off for two seconds and then, if a system fault exists, flash the two-digit LFC. The air bag indicator will flash the LFC five times, then it will remain illuminated for the rest of the key cycle. The RCM will also communicate the current and historical DTCs through the DLC, using a scan tool. If the air bag indicator does not function, and the system detects a fault condition, the RCM will signal the GEM to activate an audible chime. The chime is a series of five sets of five tone bursts. If the chime is heard, the SRS and the air bag indicator require repair.
LFCs are prioritized. If two or more faults occur at the same time, the fault having the highest priority will be displayed. After that fault has been corrected, the next highest priority fault will be displayed.
The RCM includes a backup power supply. This feature provides sufficient backup power to deploy the air bags in the event that the ignition circuit is damaged in a collision before the safing and air bag sensors determine that deployment is required. The backup power supply will deplete its stored energy approximately one minute after the battery ground cable is disconnected.
Electrical System
The electrical system that supports the air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS):
  • is powered from the battery through the ignition circuit.
  • provides the electrical path from the restraints control module (RCM) to the air bag modules.
  • provides the electrical path from the RCM to the air bag indicator.
  • provides the electrical path from the RCM to the data link connector (DLC).
  • provides the electrical path from the RCM to the generic electronic module (GEM).
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Restraints Control Module (RCM) Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) Priority Table DTC a LFC b LFC Priority Description Action To Take — — 1 The Air Bag Indicator is Illuminated Continuously — RCM Disconnected, Inoperative, or Lost/Low Ignition Feed Go To Pinpoint Test A . B1342 24 2 RCM Is Faulted INSTALL a new RCM. B1231 19 3 RCM Crash Data Memory Full INSTALL a new RCM. B1921 21 4 RCM Bracket Ground Resistance High Go To Pinpoint Test B . C1414 29 5 Incorrect Vehicle Identification Code Go To Pinpoint Test C . B1887 15 6 Driver Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Ground B1916 15 7 Driver Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Battery or Ignition B1888 16 8 Passenger Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Ground B1925 16 9 Passenger Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Battery or Ignition B1932 32 10 Driver Air Bag Circuit Resistance High B1933 33 11 Passenger Air Bag Circuit Resistance High B1934 34 12 Driver Air Bag Circuit Resistance Low B1935 35 13 Passenger Air Bag Circuit Resistance Low B1892 — 17 Air Bag Tone Warning Indicator Circuit Shorted to Ground or Open B1891 — 18 Air Bag Tone Warning Indicator Circuit Shorted to Battery or Ignition B1869 Tone c 19 Air Bag Indicator Inoperative B1870 Tone c 20 Air Bag Indicator Shorted to Battery — — — No Communication with the Restraints Control Module

Feb 24, 2010 | 2004 Ford Mustang

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Airbag dashboard light keeps blinking. In 1997 Ford Thunderbird.


The air bag computer will have to be scanned and the code read to know what the fault the computer detects. The problem will have to be repaired for the light to shut off. Keep in mind, when the air bag light is illuminated the air bag system is deactivated. Meaning, in the event of a collision the bags won't deploy.

Dec 05, 2009 | 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

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1996 Conconurs air bag lights locking information control.


the air bags and the trans do not talk to each other so one will not set a fault code for the other. Have a scan of the codes done at a different shop and see what they are first.

Jul 28, 2009 | 1998 Cadillac DeVille

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Chevy silverado 2006 lights "service air bag"


First of all you need to get this problem fixed ASAP. While the airbag light is illuminated, your SDM (Sensing and Diagnostic Module aka: the brain of your airbag system) shuts of power to the airbags. In which, if you are in an accident your airbags will not deploy while this light is illuminated. You need to take your vehicle to a GM dealership. A Tech 2 scantool is needed to retrieve the code from the SDM. Hopefully it won't be a costly repair, but is something that defineatly needs to be corrected soon. Good luck and hope all works well.

Jul 03, 2009 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Instrument Panel Codes??


Yes, it's called a lamp fault code.

9 is not familiar to me. Call dealer service department and ask them what code means.

Here are codes for a 94 Aerostar. I don't have 91 Sable. Sorry.



Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor Diagnostic Trouble Code Priority Table Diagnostic Trouble Code Component/Fault Description — No Air Bag Indicator — Inoperative Indicator Circuit or No Battery Positive Voltage to Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor — Continuous Air Bag Indicator — Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor Disconnected or Inoperative 12 Low Battery Voltage 13 Air Bag Module or RH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Circuit Shorted to Ground 21 LH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 22 LH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Circuit Shorted to Battery Voltage 23 LH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Circuit Input Feed/Return Circuit Open 24 LH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Diagnostic Circuit Open or Low Resistance in Center Air Bag or Front Air Bag 32 Driver Side Air Bag Circuit High Resistance or Open 33 Passenger Side Air Bag Circuit High Resistance or Open 34 Driver Side Air Bag Circuit Low Resistance or Shorted 35 Passenger Side Air Bag Circuit Low Resistance or Shorted 41 Center Radiator and RH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Circuits High Resistance or Open 44 RH Cowl Side Panel Air Bag Sensor Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 45 Center Air Bag Sensor Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly 46 Open Splice Center Air Bag Sensor Ground Monitor 51 Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor Internal Thermal Fuse Blown and Short to Ground No Longer Exists 52 Backup Power Supply Voltage Boost Fault 53 Sensor Circuits Resistance to Ground or Internal Air Bag Diagnostic Monitor Fault — Rapid Continuous Flashing of Air Bag Indicator

Feb 25, 2009 | 1992 Mercury Sable

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