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Air bag light blinks!!!

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Old 06-25-2008, 11:05 PM
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Air bag light blinks!!!

When I start my car the air bag blinks 3 times then 7 times. It does this for 3 repetitions then the light just stays on. Any ideas what this means?
 
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Old 06-25-2008, 11:20 PM
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That means the airbag module has loss connection to the passenger airbag. Take a look under the passenger seat for a 2-wire connector (sometimes white tipped) and make sure it's plugged in tight.
 
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Old 06-09-2009, 08:16 PM
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I had my airbag light on for two years. The dealer charged my $70 to tell me it would cost me $325.00 to get it repaired. After I read this post I looked under the passenger seat and there it was, a loose cable. I put it back in place. No more airbag light.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-comfficeffice" /><o></o>
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:17 AM
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My air bag light blinks twice, then 5 times. it repeats this several times before remaining on. It might blink 3 times, then 5 times. But I am sure of the 5 times it blinks in the sequence. What does this mean? I checked the plug underneath the passenger seat. I unplugged it and replugged it, but that wasn't it. I am assuming the # of times of the blinking is a clue to what the problem is. THANKS!


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Old 06-23-2009, 10:45 AM
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you have to get the exact flash sequence to get the right repair. mine was blinking 42, so i replaced the crash sensor and pigtail, and it went away.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 10:57 AM
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so i need to count the # of flashes before it remains solid?
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:11 AM
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yes. mine blinked 4 times fast, then paused for a second, then 2 times fast. it repeated that sequence three times, and then stayed on solid.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:13 AM
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my blinked 2 times, then 5 times. and repeated this sequence 3 times. SO what's that telling me?
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:19 AM
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code 25......brb with fault.....
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:21 AM
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can you explain that to me a little more. I would REALLY appreciate it. Treat me like an idiot on this one. THanks
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:23 AM
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passenger airbag deactivation switch/module(PAD) fault. not sure on what to replace/repair though. i find it odd because we don't have a deactivation switch on these 03-06 expeditions.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:38 AM
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I just checked the sequence again. It repeats the sequence 5 times, not 3 times. so it's 2 flashes, pause 5 flashes, and does this sequence 5 times. Now maybe this will make sense!
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:40 AM
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still code 25 either way...
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:50 AM
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Instead of a 2 and a 5 (code 25), could it be a 5 then a 2 for a code 52...Lost battery feed or low battery? This could mean that one of your airbag system fuses has blown.
 
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:53 AM
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no, definitely a 2 then a 5. I've had all kind of things happen here recently. I'm going to take it to an advanced auto parts here at lunch and have them hook it up to the computer to see if it pops up a different code or if something else comes up. any other thoughts on what to do?
 

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