Airbag Light Stays On Steady - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2007 - 2014 Expedition & Navigator
Log In 


2007 - 2014 Expedition & Navigator 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator

Airbag Light Stays On Steady

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-25-2011, 04:34 PM
makajack makajack is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 11
makajack is starting off with a positive reputation.
Angry Airbag Light Stays On Steady

My truck has been in an accident where the front airbags were deployed. It has since been fixed but the airbag light on the dash will not go out. It doesn't flash to show a code as I've read in other forums, it's just on steadily. I've had the module, and front crash sensor replaced along with the airbags ofcourse and it still will not go out. The body shop I took it to hooked it up to the computer and it is displaying a sensor problem, but what sensor error could it be getting? Any and all pieces of helpful information are welcomed and will be appreciated. Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-26-2011, 10:38 AM
berry1234's Avatar
berry1234 berry1234 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 4,132
berry1234 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Did you repair this yourself? Airbag lights can be a sign the senors are bad or not connected correctly or another electrical problem. I would say dealer time.
__________________
1978 F250 Lariat 4x2
2015 Escape SE


Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-26-2011, 03:32 PM
makajack makajack is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 11
makajack is starting off with a positive reputation.
Actually no Berry, I took it to a reputable body shop who was able to fix everything but that one problem with the airbag light. I've also read in another forum that a bad battery can be the cause of that as well, and he mentioned to me that the battery need to be replaced so that's on my to do list this weekend to see if that will work.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-26-2011, 04:51 PM
berry1234's Avatar
berry1234 berry1234 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 4,132
berry1234 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
I wouldn't keep throwing parts at it, but thats my take. I have never heard of a bad battery starting the truck but causing the airbag light to go on.
__________________
1978 F250 Lariat 4x2
2015 Escape SE


Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-27-2011, 08:10 PM
slc10844 slc10844 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 1,331
slc10844 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Check the SRS fuse in the SJB. The location should be listed in your owners book. I think it is a 10 amp, #32 position. If it is blown or missing the light will stay on. Ford recommends pulling the fuse to depower the system. The fuse may have been removed to replace the air bags and not reinstalled.
__________________
2015 Expedition Limited
87 Ranger, XLT
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-28-2011, 09:47 PM
makajack makajack is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 11
makajack is starting off with a positive reputation.
Slc, I checked the fuse but it was in place and still good so that's not it, but thanks for sharing that info. I also replaced the battery and still got the steady lit light. Not sure what next besides being clobbard by the dealer. I am still open for suggestions.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-29-2011, 09:24 AM
rgilbert rgilbert is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Ocala, Fl.
Posts: 21
rgilbert is starting off with a positive reputation.
Found this link doing a Google search:
Airbag light On | Airbag Module Resets | Repair Your Airbag Light

Trying to diagnose and reset the airbag is dangerous. Please repost what you find and be careful.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-11-2011, 03:06 PM
shorebird's Avatar
shorebird shorebird is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Long Beach, Ms.
Posts: 11,533
shorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputationshorebird has a superb reputation
Take the vehicle back to the repair shop.
They were paid to correct EVERYTHING.
Should you have another accident and the SRS not function properly someone could die.
A vehicle will not leave our shop until something like that is corrected.
We take the vehicle to the dealer and have them diagnose and correct it.
The liability to the repairer is immense.

When you start the vehicle the light will blink a code that will give the service people an idea of what to check for.
I had a repaired car that was blinking a 27 (2 blinks followed by 7 blinks repeated 3 times) then it set a steady light.
The 27 indicated a low resistance in the drivers airbag.
__________________
2001 E-350SD V10 Triton 3.73LS, ROTW 01/02/10
2008 F-150 FX2 Sport 5.4L 3.73LS Scab 145" Wb; '07 Taurus SEL

Bryan L. Unique Collision Center Towing & Wreck Recovery Specialist
“Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you.”
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 ranger airbag light jelzy Ranger & B-Series 0 03-01-2015 06:58 PM
FRONT CRASH SENSOR REPLACEMENT MapleShadeDiesel 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 1 05-25-2014 08:44 AM
Passenger airbag light On MarksA-C 2004 - 2008 F150 3 01-13-2014 12:23 AM
ABS light & Airbag light on?? Mcroz 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 2 08-04-2012 09:00 PM
96 Ranger Airbag?? pohlro Ranger & B-Series 1 09-25-2009 05:41 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Newer Light Duty Trucks > 2007 - 2014 Expedition & Navigator

Tags
1997, 2003, 99, airbag, dashboard, eddie, expedition, f250, ford, fuse, light, lincoln, navigator, reset, stay, stays, steady, truck

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:20 AM.

 

Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup