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What causes the airbag warning light to come on?
Last Updated: 5th May, 2020
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Also to know is, how do I reset airbag warning light?
How to Reset an Airbag Light
- 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.
Additionally, how much does it cost to fix airbag light? Cost To Fix Airbag Light. The average cost to replace your airbag on your vehicle will vary determine on your vehicle manufacturer and if you plan on replacing the airbag yourself. Some airbags may only cost $100 to $300 for the airbag itself, but you will likely be charged $1000 to have the airbag by a mechanic.
In this way, is it safe to drive a car with the airbag light on?
It is not safe to drive with the airbag light ON. When there is a problem with the system, it will not deploy the airbags at all in an accident. It is always recommended to repair the problem as soon as possible. If your airbags are not functional in a crash, it may cause death or serious injuries.
Why does airbag light come on and off?
Every time you turn on the car, the computer in the vehicle checks the system. The light comes on for a few seconds and then goes off to show that it's working. If it remains on, then there's a problem with the system, and the airbag may not deploy in an accident. You'll need to reset the airbag light in this case.