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Airbag light remains on after ignition

I purchased the vehicle 07-01-08 and this problem is about 1week old

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  • iwhitemelody Apr 19, 2009

    Thank you I will try the fuse solution-

  • Lorenzo Brandon Apr 24, 2009

    I have a 2006 Sonata the Air Bag Light comes on for no reason. After each start the light will come on then go out and come back on. I have taken it to the dealer and according to the codes nothing is wrong. They reset the system and 5 days later same problem. I am out of $65 for the analysis of the system alone. I would like to know what else can be done, I can't afford to continue to have system reset for $65 a pop!

  • iwhitemelody Apr 28, 2009

    I took it back t the dealer and they reported that it was a loose wire under the front seat and they fixed it no charge on 4/22-Thanx everyone-IW

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If the light stays on and dosen't go out it means your air bag will not deploy in an accident. First thing to check is if the fuse is bad.

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The 2006 Sonata had a recall on these sensors. I had the same problem with my '06 Sonata, your dealer should be able to fix this and make sure you tell them there was a recall. Even if your vehicle is out of warranty, they should still fix it for free, since this was a manufacturing defect.

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If the Airbag MIL is active, you have a DTC.
most likely it is an intermittent fault, and by the time they scan the Airbag system the DTC is a History code, and they simply clear it because they think the fault is not occuring.

tell the dealership to scan for DTC's, tell them the MIL keeps coming on. and tell them to do a thorough diagnosis this time.

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