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My SRS light comes on and off. I don't know what

My SRS light comes on and off. I don't know what the light stands for...what does this mean?

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It has to do with your airbags. Supplemental Restraint System. This light can be caused by a lot of things including any of the following:

  • Letting battery drain too low
  • Bad Sensor
  • Blown fuse
  • Unplugging the car’s battery
  • Removing the gauge cluster/installing aftermarket gauges
  • G-Force sensors that are under each of the front fenders ($250.00 each)
  • Bad clockspring (located inside your steering wheel)
  • Bad ECU
  • Bad reverse light switch on transmission
  • Car was in an accident
  • Airbag defective/unplugged

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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SRS stands for "SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM" THAT SYSTEM IS THE AIRBAG, THE PROBLEM IS ALMOST CERTAINLY THE COILED AIRBAG CONNECTOR UNDER THE STEERING WHEEL, IT IS CALLED A "CLOCK-SPRING" AIRBAG CONTACT, LET ME KNOW IF YOU PLAN TO REPLACE THIS YOURSELF, THIS AIRBAG CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS TO WORK ON WITHOUT HE PROPER SAFETY PROCEDURES BEING FOLLOWED.

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Here's a quick check list for most common cost of SRS / Air bag problem.


Dirty contacts on driver and passenger seat belt buckles

Dirty contacts on seat belt connectors (under seats)

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger sides weight sensors (under seat)

Seat covers

Weight on passenger seat

(Example: grocery package trigger SRS / Air Bag light on the way home.)

I recommend you to pass an vacuum over the contacts and use CRC electronic parts cleaner to rule out connectivityMy SRS light comes on and off.  I don't know what - 2_bing.gif problem.

I DO NOT disconnecting the negative battery connector to clean the code(s)

Without the code(s) the dealer will takes "BILLABLE" time to reproduce the problem.

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DO THAT SRS PROBLEM CAUSE A CAR TO HAVE LIKE A LOUD SOUND THAN USUAL?

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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SOURCE: srs light is on

Weak power from alternator.

Use a volt meter and check for the voltage.

It should be 13.8V to 14.2V

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Here's a quick check list for most common cost of SRS / Air bag problem.

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger seat belt buckles

Dirty contacts on seat belt connectors (under seats)

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger sides weight sensors (under seat)

Seat covers

Weight on passenger seat
(Example: grocery package trigger SRS / Air Bag light on the way home.)

I recommend you to pass an vacuum over the contacts and use CRC electronic parts cleaner to rule out connectivity problem.

I DO NOT recommend disconnecting the negative battery connector to clean the code(s).

Without the code(s) the dealer will takes "BILLABLE" time to reproduce the problem.

======

Please rate my answer if it is useful to you.

Cheers,

Mustgo

Posted on Dec 16, 2009

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Here's a quick check list for most common cost of SRS / Air bag problem.

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger seat belt buckles

Dirty contacts on seat belt connectors (under seats)

Dirty contacts on driver and passenger sides weight sensors (under seat)

Seat covers

Weight on passenger seat
(Example: grocery package trigger SRS / Air Bag light on the way home.)

I recommend you to pass an vacuum over the contacts and use CRC electronic parts cleaner to rule out connectivity problem.

I DO NOT recommend disconnecting the negative battery connector to clean the code(s).

Without the code(s) the dealer will takes "BILLABLE" time to reproduce the problem.

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Please rate my answer if it is useful to you.

Cheers,

Mustgo

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