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I am trying to reset the srs light on my 1996 Mitsubishi colt. I have replaced the airbag and rotary switch(springs behind wheel) but cannot seem to locatate my airbag ecu. Where is the location of my airbag ecu on this car and do I need to replace it or is it possible to reset it??

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If the airbag has been deployed, is is necessary to REPLACE the airbag (SRS) ECU. It is located below the center console. (See picture) It must be replaced because on your vehicle, it contains the crash sensors. If you do not replace it and hook-up new airbags and turn the key on, the new airbags will immediately deploy. There is no way to "reset" it.


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Posted on May 24, 2011

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    P.S. If the airbags HAVE NOT been deployed, you need to scan the SRS ECU and find out why it has turned the light on.

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    P.S.S. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) should only be serviced by trained, qualified service personel, using the proper equipment and servicing techniques. This is NOT a DIY project unless you are really fond of having an accidental airbag deployment ripping your face off.

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It resets itself when the problem is fixed or no longer exist.

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  • claffea May 24, 2011

    Do you know where the airbag ecu is located inside the car???

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