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Airbag light... Perplexed       #: 1218
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 Posted: Mon Sep 3rd, 2018 08:13 pm
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2001  reg cab xl
Airbag light is on.  No flashing.  No codes in forscan under any module 

The light on the airbag switch is out.  So I need to fix that.  But I'm curious why there are no codes



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 Posted: Mon Sep 3rd, 2018 08:22 pm
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There won't be codes. The light is on because the other one is out. I'll try to find the article but I replaced it with a LED. I would not recommend doing that as it has a faint glow from then on but does turn the warning light off.



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Have to add, the seat belt pretensioners can do this too but they throw a code B1878 or B1879 depending on right or left. If no code you have to start at the turnoff switch light.



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The airbag light should blink a code, no?



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I know it does on a 02 because I saw it but not sure on a 99. You need to replace the light anyway, it is a place to start.



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Its an 01.

I'm replacing her light. I'm just confuse as the lack of fault code identification



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Has it been on from the beginning? If the new light doesn't cure it then take the battery loose for a while and see if the air bags are there!

Now I'm curious, if air bags are deployed then replaced is there something that needs reset?



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The air bags are there. No way this truck was wrecked. To much rust, it'd be to easy to tell.

she bought it like 2 weeks ago. She isn't driving it yet because we are repairing many things. But the light has always been on.

I am with you, that the light is on due to the light being out. I am just really confused on the lack of a code.



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