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SRS indicator light

For no obvious reason the SRS indicator light and another light that looks like a circle with a kind of V shape in the circle came on today. The only thing that has been different is that today my son in law who happens to be about 450lbs had to use the car he cannot use the seat belt..Is it possible the weight could have triggered something? any Ideas??
Thanks a bunch, Nancy

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    Nancy Brown Feb 26, 2009

    Thanks, I suspected as much, I really think it may be from my XXXXL son in law leaning all his weight against the airbag in the upper door, as there was never a problem until he returned the car.. Thanks a bunch, Nancy



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I would advise taking the vehicle to the dealer. Although an airbag light can be turned off, there have been cases where it has deployed for no reason. You may not have that particular case, but I would highly advise making the trip to the dealer. An airbag light can also be a forwarning of a computer problem, Good luck, and be safe.

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