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Old 05-13-2009, 07:19 PM   #1
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I bought the car in November with it on and it never bother me but I have to go for inspection.How do I remove the air bag light?
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Pull the cluster and tape over the bulb with electricians tape or the back of the gauge cluster where the Air Bag icon is.
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Is there no other way to get it off?
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You're airbag light is on because there is a fault somewhere in the airbag system. You could take it to a dealer and have them run a Tech II scan to see if the module has a communication link or if there is a voltage issue in the loop. Once repaired, the light should go out.
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Is there anyway I could work on the air bag systme myself?
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Is there anyway I could work on the air bag systme myself?
Sure...do you know what you are doing? Do you know where all the sensors are? Do you have a voltmeter? Do you have wire diagrams?

Did you know you can actually set them off accidentally? When these bags go off, than can seriously mess you up. Personally....I wouldn't mess with them and I consider myself to be a better than average mechanic and relatively fearless. But, air bags scare the bejesus out of me....
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I was hoping I wouldn't have to go to the dealer.I usually end up paying alot to fix a problem.
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I was hoping I wouldn't have to go to the dealer.I usually end up paying alot to fix a problem.
Galen...paying the dealer to run diagnostics and repair you air bags is going to be allot cheaper than the dental work you would need if the bag went off in you face while you were making repairs yourself.

Also....you have an issue with your air bags. they may not deploy in an accident. You owe it to yourself and those you care for that ride with you, to get them fixed. They do save lives and they do prevent hideous injuries.
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Theres this one mechanic on craiglist that said he could fix it for $75 should I chance it or just stop beating around the bush and take it to the dealer?
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Theres this one mechanic on craiglist that said he could fix it for $75 should I chance it or just stop beating around the bush and take it to the dealer?
That'* your call my friend. IMO...I would not allow any mechanic I didn't know or trust touch my car, let alone any safety devices on it.
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