Air Bag Warning Light Is Illuminated With Ignition

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

Disable air bag system. See DISABLING SYSTEM under DISABLING & ACTIVATING AIR BAG SYSTEM. Reconnect negative battery cable. Perform SYSTEM OPERATION CHECK . If AIR BAG warning light does not illuminate, replace air bag sensor assembly. If AIR BAG warning light is still illuminated, repair AIR BAG warning light circuit Black-Yellow wire or circuit AB (Black-Yellow wire) leading to the DLC3. See WIRING DIAGRAMS .

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