Stays on when jumper wire is connected between terminals Tc and CG of DLC

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Description

When DLC3 terminals Tc and CG are connected together, air bag sensor assembly is set in Diagnostic Trouble

Code (DTC) output mode. DTC is displayed by flashing of AIR BAG warning light.

Diagnostic Procedure

1. Turn ignition switch from LOCK to ON position. If AIR BAG warning light does not illuminate for about 6 seconds, repair AIR BAG warning light circuit. See WIRING DIAGRAMS . If AIR BAG warning light illuminates for about 6 seconds, go to next step.

2. Measure voltage between DLC3 terminals Tc and CG. See Fig. 20 . If 10-14 volts is present, go to step 4 . If 10-14 volts is not present, go to next step.

3. Measure voltage between ground and DLC3 terminal Tc. If 10-14 volts is present, repair harness between ground and DLC3 terminal CG. See WIRING DIAGRAMS . If 10-14 volts is not present, go to next step.

4. Turn ignition switch to LOCK position. Disconnect negative battery cable and wait at least 90 seconds. Access and disconnect air bag sensor assembly connector A20 (center connector). See AIR BAG SENSOR ASSEMBLY under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION. Connect one end of jumper wire to harness side of air bag sensor assembly connector A20, terminal No. 19 (circuit Tc, Pink/Black wire). See Fig. 20 . Leave other end of jumper wire disconnected. Reconnect air bag sensor assembly connector with jumper wire connected. Connect negative battery cable and turn ignition switch to ON position. Wait at least 20 seconds. Connect unconnected end of jumper wire to ground. If AIR BAG warning light does not illuminate, replace air bag sensor assembly. If AIR BAG warning light illuminates, check Pink/Black wire between air bag sensor assembly and DLC3.

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