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I have a 2001 Ford F150 with codes B1881 and B1877 that appear when scanned and the airbag light is on all the time. I don't know where to start looking...

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SOURCE: Airbag error code 24. What does it mean?

Common fault on FORD
Usually due to a poor connection in the YELLOW PLASTIC CONNECTOR underneath the passenger seat.
Just push it together properly and it should clear the AirBag fault

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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SOURCE: airbag came on for no reason why 2001 hyundai

Here's a quick check list for most common cost of SRS / Air bag problem.

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger seat belt buckles

Dirty contacts on seat belt connectors (under seats)

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger sides weight sensors (under seat)

Seat covers

Weight on passenger seat
(Example: grocery package trigger SRS / Air Bag light on the way home.)

I recommend you to pass an vacuum over the contacts and use CRC electronic parts cleaner to rule out connectivity problem.

I DO NOT recommend disconnecting the negative battery connector to clean the code(s).

Without the code(s) the dealer will takes "BILLABLE" time to reproduce the problem.

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Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 ford focus airbag light blinks 4 times then

disconect the battery
locate the airbag wires under the seat
unplug it on both drivers and passanger seat
spray some brake cleaner or de greaser in to the terminals and blow out with air line
re connect plug connectors
re connect battery
if this doesnt work then you will need subtable diagnostics equipment to read the faults on the airbag system

please let me know if this helps you out
cheers
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Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy Silverado Ext Cab airbag light won't turn off

umm not sure on the 02 but sounds like u are looking at the passengers side air bag light when that lights on means there is a problem with it and its not working so if its off that would be the problem and the reason it turns on some of thiem have a x2 symbol on thiem to let u know its the passenger side

Posted on Mar 24, 2010

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SOURCE: How do you disable the airbag in a 2000 ford

Disconnect the battery

Posted on Oct 19, 2010

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