For additional information, refer to «Air Bag Control Module 501-20 Supplemental Restraint System » in this Section. For anyone else with this problem, some additional information after I just went through this. The following day, the contact called the dealer and was informed that the air bags would not deploy if the indicator remained lit. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Very helpful for my similar issue.
I don't think that a two year product life meets those requirements. I refused to drive the car because it could be unsafe. The vehicle has not yet been repaired and Ford is refusing to repair it for free. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. Is there anybody that has the fix to this issue please any help would be great. We went to Ford again, and they said there was a problem with module. Dates, times, who, what was done and more.
A protection against instantaneous electrical failure in a collision. While driving approximately 60 mph, the driver's side air bag unexpectedly deployed. The light still stays on sometimes it go's out but then comes back on. They unplugged all connections and reconnected them and that did the trick. The vehicle was not taken to a dealer to be diagnosed or repaired. Nov 08, 2015 it is a possibility that on hitting the curb you activated the safety switch,which is a red head square button similar to Renault engines.
I would have taken a small car but my wife wants to replace her 2008 Toyota Sequoia so it was a nice long test drive. The approximate failure mileage was 110,000. A police report was filed. The air bag did not deploy and the seatbelt apparently failed as my chest hit the steering wheel and also my face. I don't want to get into a situation where the warranty expires and this error continues. Thank you for the work you've done so far.
The contact would be responsible for the repair costs. What did the black box record? The state trooper said he saw my teeth marks in the steering wheel and the steering wheel was cracked. The replacement was done twice due to the first air bag system was defective, the light came on and stayed on the next morning. Don't think I'll be buying one though. My son was not as fortunate, and he could have been severely injured. They said it was okay.
I brought this van brand new in 2003. Insert a 5mm drill bit into the adjustment hole to verify the proper alignment for the neutral position. The current mileage is 81,520 and failure mileage was 81,500. I was lucky enough to find a 2007 Fusion with the seat in good condition. In speaking with our Ford mechanic Ford dealer , he referenced how this has been an issue on many Windstar. Code on computer hookup said B2290. I would think this would be a safety issue.
Each of these codes has a different meaning and can be discovered by running an airbag diagnostic on the vehicle in question, then counting the number of flashes produced by the airbag indicator, which will produce the fault code for any faulty airbags in use. For additional information, refer to «Section 501-10». For additional information, refer to «Side Impact Sensor 501-20 Supplemental Restraint System » in this Section. The contact stated that while driving at 30 mph, the steering wheel seized causing the contact to lose control of the vehicle. What aftermarket accessories are installed alarm, remote starter, etc and are there any other trouble codes? Go to a different dealer? And we have small children to Transport in the vehicle.
About 3 months ago the airbag light came on. The failure mileage was 84,000 and current mileage was 84,800. They came to the decision that a code needed to be put in and could only be done at Ford. Check out a site like this - » to see if others have reported similar problems. Remove the air filter box assembly so you can access the transmission range switch. Started great in the morning. If you don't think the dealer is putting enough effort into and don't want to bother with another dealer then contact Ford customer care.