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Old 05-25-2012, 10:02 PM
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I just bought a 08 f150 4.6L 4x4. It has the airbag light on and the guy told me it was from the seat belt indicator being unhooked underneath the passenger seat. I looked today and there is a connector about 3 inches long that was unconnected and push it back in. Would this be causing it because it is blinking 51 code. Do I just reset the light by disconnecting the battery or could this not be the problem and be something else?
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Check to see if the clock spring recall was completed last year. The warning sign was the air bag light.
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I went to the ford website and typed my vin# in and there are no recalls for it and looked on the forum and there is only one recall for 08 f150 with roush performance package.
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Check your codes document them, and then erase them. Disconect the battery long enough for the system to bleed dead. Reset and see. After you reset you may hear a whine in the dash, that will be the bags recharging. Depending on the code you may need to replace the clockspring if the light reappears.
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