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What happens if you don't reset your air bag light?

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Airbag lights stay on until the problem is fixed. Resetting the light does not stop it from coming on again when the car starts. Airbag lights can indicate a range of problems, and many of these can cause the airbag to not deploy if the car crashes.

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What happens if you don't reset your air bag light?
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Airbags produce a high level of force when released to ensure that they are set as quickly as possible. As a result, improper deployment can cause a host of injuries, particularly if a piece of shrapnel is involved. Car owners who notice that the airbag light stays on should have their car investigated promptly to ensure safety in case of an accident.

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