ABS light & Airbag light on?? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel SPONSORED BY:

ABS light & Airbag light on??

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 08-04-2012, 08:40 PM
Mcroz Mcroz is offline
Freshman User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: WPB
Posts: 40
Mcroz is starting off with a positive reputation.
ABS light & Airbag light on??

Not sure why but occassionally my ABS light will come on & so will the airbag light. Now Ive heard the VSS in the rear could be the problem for the ABS?
Coworker told me that if your Airbag light is on, a Ford mechanic had told him that Ford ran their transmission controller through the Airbag module, so obviously if you have an airbag light on most people may not care to get it fixed, especially if its a pricey item. BUT, if your airbag module craps out or faults, it will cause your transmission to run rough & not go into overdrive..........? Has anyone heard of this before?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-04-2012, 09:04 PM
th67ss's Avatar
th67ss th67ss is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Southern IL
Posts: 346
th67ss is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
My airbag light was on when my clock spring was going bad. Do you still have a horn and cruse control when the airbag light is on?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-04-2012, 10:00 PM
pin8246's Avatar
pin8246 pin8246 is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Glen Rose, Texas
Posts: 947
pin8246 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.pin8246 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
My airbag light stayed on when the little light inside the on/off switch burnt out. There was someone on here that said to count the flashes then run the code. Basically my blinked twice, paused then 7 times, basically meaning 27. If yours is flashing find out how much and find the code.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 RANGER AIRBAG LIGHT driverreturnonfoot Ranger & B-Series 0 07-30-2012 11:18 AM
07 Airbag light outlaw17 Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 7 08-27-2011 05:13 PM
Electrical interference swinehart07 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 14 11-18-2010 04:50 PM
Airbag light 1996 Explorer woogs Explorer, Sport Trac, Mountaineer & Aviator 0 03-25-2007 01:28 AM
airbag light still on emilbolboaca Ranger & B-Series 10 11-28-2006 09:53 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

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 01:54 PM.


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. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.