So my airbag light is on... Ive heard its "common". Is it most likely electrical...? or are my airbags not going to work if i crash??? The dealer told me it could be many different things. Does anyone know what they think the problem is and how much to fix it? used
I heard from this forum that your airbags won't go on in case of an accident because your airbag light is on. I have had this problem, I got it fixed from the dealership they replace the seat belt tensioner. But after 1 year or so the problem came back, so I said screw it.
same thing with my '97 328I, dealer said the system is INOPERATIVE if the light is on. I was not willing to bet on him being correct and having it fail during an accident. They replaced the drivers side seat belt tensioner. $300 - $500 if I recall correctly. Light is out.
2004 Lexus GX470
1989 Ford F250
I had the same problem about a year ago. I took my car to the dealership and they replaced the seatbelt tensioner. The light went out, but the cost of the replacement was about $350 Parts and labor
A few months later the light came back on and so i said "ohh well"... I need to take the the car in for inspection by the end of this mth, so i went to my mechanic and he read the error codes... turns out to be 4 errors
2) the airbag control unit
and two other things that i cant remember.
The light went out and has remained out up to the present time. This is such a common problem that to try and fix it and then refix it again would be a waste of money and time.. but hey if you have both then
Just signed on as a new member. I had the same problem on my '95 325is. Dealer advised it was a dirty sensor (my light went out after a minute or so). Had the sensor replaced. 2 months later....light came on. Still goes out after minute or so. Airbags are not defective and will deploy in collision (so I am told). Ill head back to the dealer to see what they wil do......
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