Air Bag Warning Light Does Not Illuminate Description

AIR BAG warning light is located in instrument cluster. When air bag system is normal, AIR BAG warning light illuminates for about 6 seconds after ignition switch is turned from LOCK to ON position, and turns off automatically. If a malfunction is present in air bag system, AIR BAG warning light illuminates to inform operator of malfunction. When Data Link Connector 3 (DLC3) terminals Tc and CG are connected together, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is displayed by flashing of AIR BAG warning light.

Diagnostic Procedure

1. Remove GAUGE fuse and check continuity across fuse blades. GAUGE fuse is located in fuseblock under lower left side of instrument panel behind lower finish panel. If fuse is faulty, go to step 4 . If fuse is okay, reinstall fuse and go to next step.

2. Disable air bag system. See DISABLING SYSTEM under DISABLING & ACTIVATING AIR BAG SYSTEM. Reconnect negative battery cable. Turn ignition switch to ON position. Measure voltage between ground and harness side of air bag sensor assembly connector A20, terminal No. 3 (circuit LA, Black-Yellow wire). See Fig. 22 . If 10-14 volts is not present, repair AIR BAG warning light bulb or circuit. If 10-14 volts is present, go to next step.

3. Turn ignition switch to LOCK position. Disconnect negative battery cable. Reconnect air bag sensor assembly connectors. Leave air bag modules, pretensioners and front air bag sensors disconnected. Reconnect negative battery cable and wait at least 2 seconds. Turn ignition switch to ON position. If AIR BAG warning light illuminates, system operation is normal. Check for intermittent fault. See AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT INTERMITTENT . If AIR BAG warning light does not come on, check for poor connection at air bag sensor assembly connector A20, terminal No. 3 (Black-Yellow wire). If connection is okay, replace air bag sensor assembly.

4. Recheck GAUGE fuse. If fuse is blown, check harness between GAUGE fuse and AIR BAG warning light. If fuse is okay, check for intermittent fault. See AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT

2001 ACCESSORIES/SAFETY EQUIPMENT Toyota - Air Bag Restraint Systems

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Fig. 22: Identifying Air Bag Sensor Assembly Connectors Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.
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