Never use the probs on your meter to directly test the terminals or connectors on any airbag. Both of us were pretty shakened and had hurt necks and backs and I hurt my hand. You should always disconnect the battery after first disabling any radio-based security systems, or recording the recovery codes before attempting any of these modifications. It has an explosive inside, and you can seriously hurt yourself. Inflation rates will be tailored to crash severity. This has happened on several different occasions with the same tire sensor and each time was brought to the attention of the dealership it was purchased through and each time we have been assured that the sensors are working properly.
We just wanted to express our concerns as we hope that these systems will function properly if they are needed in an emergency situation. This is plenty big enough for a variety of things--use your imagination! Remove all hardware as necessary. They said that there where no error codes so they are unable to determine the problem and are not attempting to replace any sensors because Ford motor company will only reimburse them if a problem is diagnosed. Sensors will detect rear-facing restraints and automatically switch off passenger bags. Not elevated on a jack or lift. There was an excessive force applied to the brake pedal.
We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. If you have additional questions please call us at or. My friend got hurt the worst and is still seeing doctors for his neck injuries. You shouldn't need a long extension, no more than three inches is fine. Most new models have redesigned airbags, and future airbag technologies will reduce the risk even among people who have moved forward before airbags inflate. Your support is greatly appreciated. There is a small plastic clip holding the detonation cable in place at the back of the airbag module's cradle in the dash.
I and a passenger were wearing seatbelts and were able to get out of the truck. Error is intermittent but persistent disabling the pass airbag. Anyway, once you've put whatever you want to put there, replace the glove box, fit the new or modified trim panel, and you're all done. Rescue personel could not believe that the air bags did not deploy with the amount of damage done. Passenger Airbag: The passenger airbag is located underneath or is part of the passenger dashboard. Pop the hood and remove the negative cable from the negative post on the F150's battery. I am okay but sore and haven't gone to the doctors.
The service advisor claims this can happen when going over bumps which is obviously nonsense. Buy a resistor of the indicated resistance. When I returned for the vehicle the warning light was still blinking but the other two items had been taken care of. Do Passenger Airbags Poss a Risk Passengers: Properly restrained adults sitting back in the seat are not at significant risk from an inflating airbag, but there is a risk for children and infants in the same position. The tire states 44lbs as the recommendation for maximum inflation, they are the proper tires for the vehicle, and 25 percent would be at least 11 lbs low is my understanding. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for the repair of the brake system and replacement of the air bag sensor.
This is a 10 month old vehicle with 3550 miles. The orange half comes off first, followed by the blue. The dual stage passenger airbag has four wires leading to one connector. The vehicle failed to slow down and crashed into the rear of a proceeding vehicle. You can disable the passenger airbags in your vehicle right from your home driveway, and it requires no special tools. We recently took the vehicle into tuttle click Ford in irvine for inspection.
In most cars it is under the center console that is between the two front seats, or center of the dash on the floor. No further action was taken to repair the problem. I am going to investigate what's involved in getting the trim panel off the airbag module. The contact had concern of the safety risk involved. Some airbags come with the cover attached and others that don't are called inner-bags. The brake pedal broke as a result of the pressure applied to it.
This issue occurred multiple times prior to the repair on a truck with less than 53000 miles at the time, between during March or April of 2014 when I first purchased the used truck. I still have the repair paperwork if needed. The consumer contacted the dealer. Gives me a whole new perspective about air bags,they may save your live or take your life! These tires came with the purchase of the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. Never had this problem with any other car,do not have the problem with our 09, Smart car.
We have brought the issue to the attention of the dealership on two separate occasions and on both occasions we were told that they tested the system and that it is functioning properly. Make sure none of the four ends of the connectors but especially the blue one running up to the airbag come into contact with anything that might be holding an electrical charge, such as a capacitor for your radio or a backup battery for your alarm. I know its been almost 4 years since having the issue but felt like I needed to say something to at least give others a head up or warning. The police and ambulance were called to the scene. Once you turn it enough that the light goes out, stop, and measure the resistance across the pot with an ohm-meter. The contact stated that the passenger air bags sensor failed to engage whenever his wife sat in the passenger seat. Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more.