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Why is GM not interested in helping soplve the service airbag light in my 2011 Volt? [closed]

Why is GM not interested in helping soplve the service airbag light in my 2011 Volt? [closed]
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  1. How do I get my service airbag light off?
  2. What does it mean when your truck says service airbag?
  3. How do you reset the airbag light on a GM?
  4. How do you reset an airbag sensor?
  5. Can a blown fuse cause the airbag light to come on?
  6. How much does it cost to reset the airbag light?
  7. Can I drive my car if the airbag light is on?
  8. What does it mean when the airbag light stays on?
  9. Can you reset airbag light without tool?
  10. What happens if I remove the airbag fuse?
  11. Can you clear an airbag code?
  12. How do you read the airbag light?

How do I get my service airbag light off?

How to Reset an Airbag Light

  1. Put the key into the ignition and turn the switch to the "on" position.
  2. Watch for the airbag light to turn on. It will stay illuminated for seven seconds and then shut itself off. After it shuts off, immediately turn the switch off and wait three seconds.
  3. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 two more times. Start the engine.

What does it mean when your truck says service airbag?

If the airbag light is on, it means that the airbag will not be able to deploy in the event of an accident. This is a dangerous proposition, and it means that you should avoid driving if at all possible in that vehicle.

How do you reset the airbag light on a GM?

To reset an airbag on a silverado just put the key into the ignition and turn the switch to the on. Watch for the airbag light to turn on. It will stay lit for seven seconds and then shut itself off. After it shuts off, turn the switch off and wait three seconds.

How do you reset an airbag sensor?

Remove the terminal clamp and leave it disconnected for 5-10 seconds to allow the airbag sensor to reset. Then reconnect the battery terminal and turn the vehicle on. With a bit of luck, the light will stay off. If it comes back on then the best thing to do is to take your car in for a diagnostics scan.

Can a blown fuse cause the airbag light to come on?

Blown fuses can definitely cause the airbag light to come on. ... When the airbag system is malfunctioning, a mechanic or auto parts store should be able to read the code that the system is putting out which will give them a clue as to what particular problem the airbag is having.

How much does it cost to reset the airbag light?

Number 1 -- Reset Airbag Light

This process can take several hours of time and usually costs a few hundred dollars, although depending upon the type of car it may be up to about $600.

Can I drive my car if the airbag light is on?

It is not safe to drive with the airbag light ON. When the light is on, it means that there is a problem with the airbag system. When there is a problem with the system, it will not deploy the airbags at all in an accident. ... If your airbags are not functional in a crash, it may cause death or serious injuries.

What does it mean when the airbag light stays on?

The light coming on tells you that there's a problem with your car's airbag system. The first and most important thing to remember if your airbag warning light comes on is that, should you be involved in an accident, your airbags will not deploy.

Can you reset airbag light without tool?

It is impossible in most car models to reset the airbag light without a scanner. This is for safety cautions because you should always repair the fault after the airbag light occurred. Luckily, in many car models, the airbag light will also go away by itself if you have repaired the problem.

What happens if I remove the airbag fuse?

The NHTSA says that you can't remove or disable the airbags on any registered, road-driven vehicle newer than 1996 without a waiver. ... Simply pulling the airbag fuse may not disable the airbags. Many ACMs utilize an internal battery to ensure deployment even if the power is cut.

Can you clear an airbag code?

No, scanners cannot clear these codes. These codes are stored after a vehicle accident and are also known as crash data. Also, these codes are hardware issue codes. Hard Codes require professional reset services like us.

How do you read the airbag light?

The way you know if the sensor is at fault or not, before scanning your airbag system for faults, is to simply look at the “Passenger Airbag Off” light. If there's no one in the seat, the light should illuminate. If there is someone in the seat, the light should turn off, signifying that the system is armed.

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