Where is the front airbag sensor?
The location of airbag sensors differs from car to car. The most common location is inside the front bumper or fender, however many modern vehicles have several airbag sensors. They can also be found inside the engine bay, in the passenger seat area, or even in the rear or sides of the vehicle.
What do you need to get the passenger airbag light off on a 2008 Chevy Silverado?
To reset the airbag light in a Chevy Silverado You need to have the truck diagnosed using a computerized scan tool. Before takeng the Silverado to the shop, check the supplemental restraint system fuses and replace them as needed.
How do I know if my airbag sensor is bad?
Symptoms of a failing airbag sensor You can easily tell if the sensor is functioning if the airbag warning light on the dashboard is illuminating every time you start the vehicle. But, if the airbag warning light stays illuminated after starting the vehicle, this is an indication of an airbag sensor problem.
How do I get the airbag light off?
Turning off the airbag light yourself can save you a trip to your car dealer.
- Turn on the ignition switch with your car key.
- Wait for the airbag warning light to turn off.
- Turn the ignition switch of your car back off for a little longer than three seconds.
- Repeat steps 1 through 3 twice to make three times total.
What can cause the airbag light to come on?
The most common cause for the airbag light coming on is that the airbag system is deactivated or turned off. There may be an issue with the crash sensors or other airbag component. Alternatively, the sensor in the passenger seat that determines whether that airbag should be active or not may be faulty.
Is there a fuse for airbags?
The airbags won’t be activated by the fuse. The whole system on most cars is inoperative if the service air bag light is on.