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The airbag light comes on when the backup battery is drained or damage has occurred to the clock spring or the airbag module. Because the light can have many causes, a technician must diagnose the problem if the light st... More »

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An airbag light stays on when there is a problem in the supplemental restraint system. The light requires troubleshooting the system, repairing and manually resetting it in order for the light to turn off inside the vehi... More »

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An airbag warning light indicates an issue with the airbag. It may mean that the system cannot deploy the airbag, or it may indicate failure to reset the airbag properly after deployment. If the light stays on while the ... More »

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Some common mistakes made when resetting an airbag include failing to reset the airbag light, damaging the airbag module or failing to properly set the airbag clock spring. Most automobiles with airbags include built-in ... More »

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Before an airbag light can be shut off or reset, the airbag ECU must be cleared, according to CarsDirect.com. The website recommends removing the airbag ECU and taking it to a car mechanic who can run a diagnostic on it ... More »

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To reset the airbag light, switch on the ignition of the vehicle, allow the light of the airbag to get illuminated and automatically switch off, and then turn off the ignition. After waiting for a brief period, switch on... More »

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To reset the warning light in an airbag module, disconnect, and after several seconds reconnect, the negative battery terminal. This process also removes error codes from the computer system of the airbag module. Use an ... More »

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