2008 Chevy Tahoe Air Bag Light B0079

2008 Chevy Tahoe Air Bag Light B0079

Chevy Tahoe On the 2008 Chevy Tahoe,  the B0079 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the driver’s seat position sensor. The B0079 code is usually followed by a 2-digit code. All of these codes are related to the seat position sensor fo rthe driver’s side. The inflatable restraint seat position sensor is used to determine the proximity of a front driver or passenger seat position with respect to the frontal air bag. The sensor is located on the side of the seat, towards the front. Carefully inspect…

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2009 Chevy Equinox B0081 Seat Occupant Sensor

2009 Chevy Equinox B0081 Seat Occupant Sensor

Chevy Equinox On the 2009 Chevy Equinox, the B0081 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a problem with the passenger’s seat occupancy sensor for the air bag system. On this vehicle, the occupant sensor is built into and part of the passenger’s seat pad. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and wire harness under the passenger’s seat looking for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If no problems are found, more commonly, the passenger’s seat occupant sensor (passenger’s seat pad cushion) will need to be replaced. Does your vehicle…

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2008 Chevy Suburban B0083 Impact Sensor

2008 Chevy Suburban B0083 Impact Sensor

Chevy Suburban On the 2008 Chevy Suburban, the B0083 is pointing to a fault with the Left Front End Sensor (aka “Front Impact Sensor”). The Front Impact sensor is located under the front of the vehicle, driver’s side, below the radiator support. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and as far up the harness as you can (check carefully, due to it’s location this is common!) looking for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the visual inspection checks ok, replace the Left Front End Sensor. Does your vehicle have a…

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2002 Mercury Mountaineer Air Bag Code 42

2002 Mercury Mountaineer Air Bag Code 42

Mercury Mountaineer On the 2002 Mercury Mountaineer, the Air Bag Code #42 is a fairly straight forward code pointing to a fault with the front Impact Sensor. The front impact severity sensor is mounted under the lower radiator support. Carefully inspect the electrical connector and as far up the harness as you can looking for any loose, broken or damaged wires. Make sure there is no excess build of debris around the sensor or connector. If the visual inspection checks ok, most commonly, replacing the sensor will solve the problem….

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2001 Chrysler Sebring Clockspring

2001 Chrysler Sebring Clockspring

Chrysler Sebring On the 2001 Chrysler Sebring, when the Air Bag light is on and the Horn doesn’t work (and in most cases, the Cruise isn’t working either, if equipped) these are all related. These items are all connected by the Clockspring Assembly. This Clockspring is what keeps the wires to these items from “getting tangled” when the steering wheel is turned. This is actually a fairly common Chrysler problem. The Clockspring is located at the top of the steering column. To access, the Steering Wheel will need to be…

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