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How do you reset an airbag light?
Last Updated: 7th March, 2020
- Put the key into the ignition and turn the switch to the "on" position.
- Watch for the airbag light to turn on. It will stay illuminated for seven seconds and then shut itself off. After it shuts off, immediately turn the switch off and wait three seconds.
- Repeat Steps 1 and 2 two more times.
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Consequently, what can cause the airbag light to come on?
A common reason air bag lights come on is because something is interfering with the seat belt switch — the sensor that detects if the belt is properly fastened — which could trigger a false warning light related to the air bags, says Robert Foster, owner of Foster's Master Tech in Bozeman, Montana.
Also, how much does it cost to reset the airbag light? Number 1 -- Reset Airbag Light This process can take several hours of time and usually costs a few hundred dollars, although depending upon the type of car it may be up to about $600.
Additionally, can you reset airbag light without tool?
You should always check the airbag codes with a scanner and repair the problem before trying to reset the light. It's possible to reset it without a scanner, but you do not really want to reset an airbag light when the problem still occurs, because you can make the airbags to deploy.
Can you reset airbag light with obd2?
#2. OBD2 scanner can read fault car code and reset SRS. However, you need to buy an OBD2 scanner that is capable of reading SRS light codes and resetting it. There are many OBD2 scanners on the market. They work with 1996 and newer models and can solve not just SRS issues but other basic and advanced problems as well.