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Old 06-04-2009, 12:37 PM   #1
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Air bag light

Hi My name is Dave Morton , i am new here and have a question about my 98 wrangler, i hit a bump the other day and the airbag light came on ion my dash , it stayed on for about 2 min and went off , what could be causing this ? it happened again this morning but still not sure whaere to atart to look . Is there a sensor that is shorting out ? Thanks alot for any input this looks like a great site .



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Old 06-04-2009, 12:43 PM   #2
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Remove the light and that'll fix it.

Just kidding. I would say that you might have a loose or damaged wheel sensor. A quick ECU scan at autozone will give you the history of codes thrown.

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your gauge cluster connection might be loose, the next time your airbag light comes on see if your gauges are freezing up.
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Thanks guys !! now that you mention it the gages were going crazy after i hit the bump , i will keep an eye out for it when it happens in the mean time i will tighten the connections to the cluster . Thanks




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OK. I'm a freaking idiot. I was thinking ABS not airbag for some reason. Checking wheel sensors isn't going to do anything for your airbag light. You might have a loose connection on one of the crash sensors. Normally there are 2 sensors. A crash sensor and a safing sensor. Where they are on the vehicle is beyond me. Good luck and let us know if you get it fixed.
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