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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: SRS light stays on
This is most likely a wiring issue in the steering column. I advise you not to attempt to repair this on your own unless you are an experienced mechanic. If you do be very cautious as the airbag wiring runs through there and can be a very dangerous mistake.
Posted on Oct 24, 2008
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.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
The lights on the steering wheel are in the switches. To fix the lights, the whole switch needs to be replaced. Same thing goes for the Tempature Controls and radio. Overall, I think it would be very expensive to replace all of the switches to get the lights working. I have the same vehicle, and almost all of the lights are out.
I think the lights behind the gage controls are replaceable, although you still have to rip out most of the dash to get to them.
I have the auto-sense wipers, so I was leaving the wipers on all the time, and the would only work when needed. The bad part I finally found out about this was that while the wiper switch is on (even though they were not wiping), it caused all of the dash lights, switch lights and rear parking light to be on. I think this alone significantly cut down on the life of the bulb.
For now, I am just living without the lights. The temperature control is very expensive (just the part alone).
You can usually find the best price for these things at http://www.rockauto.com
Posted on Feb 22, 2009
My bulbs are also burned out. The bulbs are not replaceable, you must replace the whole switch assy. The switches do come apart, but it is next to impossible to find a lamp that small and mounted like they are on the circuit board inside.
Posted on Apr 02, 2009
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