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I removed the airbag so that could remove the steering wheel to access the screws that held the turn signal/emergency flasher switch in place. I took all the precautions while removing the airbag. I first disconnected the battery, next I removed the fuse in the fuse box, and then I disconnected the connection under the dash. I then removed the airbag and disconnected it from the steering wheel. I reversed the procedure when installing the air bag. Now the "AIRBAG" warning light is "ON", what should I do.

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  • five_w_coupe Apr 25, 2010

    The door jam switch has been disconnected and I am not sure how to reconnect it. The suburban was customized, but not to my liking that is why I am working on the circuits. Is there another way to reset the airbag module? Or, how do I hook up the door jam switch?

  • five_w_coupe Apr 25, 2010

    I can do that. Thanks for the excellent solution and response time. Honesty always pays, thanks for being helpful and honest.

  • five_w_coupe Apr 25, 2010

    It worked. It took a minute for me to figure out how to ground the switch (volt meter oN R1k). THANKS A MILLION

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Push the door jab switch on the drivers door 7 times in 5 seconds real fast,this is supposed to reset it.

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  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Apr 25, 2010

    It just plugs up,,if there is one anywhere use it,find the wire to the door jab switch,and ground it real fast and un-ground it 7 times in 5 seconds.this should do the same thing,the door jabs only have the ground side that disconnects the circuit to the dome lights.

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