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air bag light

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Marioso, May 17, 2009.

  1. May 17, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    so my airbag light turned on today...checked underneith the seat and nothings stuck under there...what could it be?
     
  2. May 18, 2009 at 3:32 AM
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    Bad sensor, bad connection to the impact system, random computer malfunction. Prolly safest to take it to a dealer and get it figured out.

    the airbag should be in failsafe and should not fire while that light is on, even in an accident.
     
  3. May 18, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    so basically...if i crash right now i wont have an air bag? how about the passenger?
     
  4. May 18, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    same thing happened to me yesterday and now its gone??? weird!??
     
  5. May 18, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    Take it into the dealer asap.............have them check it out....its better to be safe than sorry!.....Airbags save lives..............I know mine did!
     
  6. May 18, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    word im just scared ill have to pay 90 dollars for a diagnostic but eh my lifes worth more than 90 bucks i hope lol
     
  7. May 18, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    Is your truck under warranty ?
     
  8. May 18, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    My airbag light is on too... happend about 90,000 miles..


    Anyways, what happend man? Nasty damage! Glad your alright. Did everyone else involved make it out ok?
     
  9. May 19, 2009 at 4:37 PM
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    problem solved...took my truck to the service department in indio california where im working at the moment...hot girl helps me out i only have to pay a 100 deductible and they sent me to my hotel in a shuttle...good service and i told em about the rear tsb and she said shell look into it but i might have to pay a 100 dollars for that too
     
  10. May 26, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    So what was the problem? How much would it have been if you didnt have the deductible?
     
  11. May 26, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    i dont know but the diagnostic woulda been 90 so whatever
     
  12. Jun 2, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    Did they tell you what the problem was? My airbag light is on
     
  13. Jun 2, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    not exactly but she said the spring from the air bags is a common malfunction with tacos
     
  14. Jun 3, 2009 at 3:59 AM
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    What does it say in the owners manual?

    I'm pretty sure it says to take it to a dealership asap, but I don't have the book with me at the moment.

    Air bags are not something you can just reset, the light only comes on if there is a problem with the system and it has to be diagnosed and serviced at a shop/dealer.
     
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