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Toyota tundra 08high impact sensor location . I went hunting hit a dip and know air bag light is on happened to me before dealer says sensor came unplugged . charged 150$ to reconnect. trying to find it to do it myself. thanks Jacob

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SOURCE: Air Bag Sensor

Yes You can Replace The Sensor Yourself The Question Is Are You Willing To Tear Your Complete Steering Column Appart!
Also Special Tools Required ( Hex Headed Alan Bolts )
The Sensor Is Located On The Belly Side Of The Steering Column Under The Steering Wheel Beside The Ignition Switch
The Average Cost Of A Mecanic Tools And Labor Is Around $250.00
And Believe Me Its Worth It ! If You Don't Believe me Tear It Appart Yourself
Most Airbag Sensors Are Faulty On PreOwned Vehicles Anyway Because They Where Wrecked Prior And The Dealers Don't Want To Have them Fixed With The Crack Downs On The Lemon Laws In Most States.
Alot Of These So Called Make Shift Car lots Sell Em Every Day with Faulty Sensors !.
Anyway....I Would Suggest Taking It To A Authorized Ford Dealership And Have It Fixed At Least You Have A Bill And A Guarantee it deploys in case of a accident !

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Air bag service,can I do it myself,or dealer

all you need to do is make sure you disconnect the negative battery terminal.reconnect after 5 mins. if it doesnt go away, then you have a problem with airbag system.

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Trying to find location of air bag crash sensors

THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE IS ON THE FLOOR AHEAD OF THE CONSOLE.BECAREFUL YOU CAN CAUSE AIR BAGS EMPLOYMENT ACCIDENTALLY.THEY ARE DANGEROUS.THE DEALERSHIP HAS TO RETRIEVE AIR BAG FAULT CODE.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Air bag light fashes 46 code. I know it is the

This is worth checking

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 11, 2009

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I does not take much to wrinkle the steel. And vehicles are built with impact zones that are designed to crumble in order to absorb an impact.
Also hitting a tree, as long as there was no give, the air bags should deploy if you were doing 15mph+. If you hit a movable object like rear end a car it would be more like 30mph. But is not an exact science either. Say you were doing 30mph when you hit the tree. Did you brake just before impact? The speed would have been reduced by the time you hit the tree.

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i do not suggest to attempt repairing or diagnosing an air bag system without the proper tools or training. it is entirely possible (and has happened!) that the air bags can deploy inadvertantly upon diagnosis. however now that i have read you your safety rights.....there is no lamp fault code "8" the manner you speak of the flashing light is called a lamp fault code or LFC for short. there is a delay inbetween sequences of flashes. it may indicate a code "44" or maybe "18" or "13"..here are the descriptions of the codes i listed

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