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air bag code =!driver squib circuit open! and i replaced the wire coil under neath the steering wheel that was cut but i am still can n,t reset the light can you tell me how to do it?
Optional Information: 2001 Dodge Dakota v 6 3.9 LAlready Tried: i retrieved codes with my scan tool and i found one code the code says driver squib circuit open and i replaced the wire coil located under neath the steering wheel but i can n,t reset the light still on and when i hook up the scan tool i still have the same code driver squib circuit open.
Hello and welcome to just answer Dodge. If you still have that code, then the squib circuit is still open. If the circuit is good, then the light will go out on it's own. The open squib could be the airbag itself, the wiring between the clock spring and the air bag controller, or the clock spring (which you already replaced). Here is the diagnostic procedure for that code from the service manual for you to look at.
Hope this information helps. Let me know if you need more assistance with this.
DRIVER SQUIB CIRCUIT OPEN - ACTIVE
When Monitored and Set Condition:
When Monitored: When the ignition is on, theACM monitors the resistance of the Driver
Set Condition: The ACM has detected an open circuit or high resistance in the Driver
CLOCKSPRING, DRIVER AIRBAG CIRCUITS OPEN
DRIVER AIRBAG CIRCUITS OPEN
DRIVER AIRBAG LINE 2 OPEN
DRIVER AIRBAG LINE 1 OPEN
ACM, DRIVER AIRBAG CIRCUIT OPEN
TEST ACTION APPLICABILITY
WARNING: TURN THE IGNITION OFF, DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND
WAIT TWO MINUTES BEFORE PROCEEDING.
WARNING: DO NOT PLACE AN INTACT UNDEPLOYED AIRBAG FACE
DOWN ON A HARD SURFACE, THE AIRBAG WILL PROPEL INTO THE AIR
IF ACCIDENTALLY DEPLOYED.
Disconnect the Driver Airbag.
NOTE: Check connectors - Clean and repair as necessary.
Connect the Airbag System Load Tool 8310 brown cable and jumper harness to the
Driver Airbag connector.
Turn the ignition on then, reconnect the battery.
With the DRBIIIt, read the active Airbag DTC's.
Does the DRB show DRIVER SQUIB CIRCUIT OPEN?
Yes ® Go To 2
No ® Replace the Driver Airbag.
Perform AIRBAG VERIFICATION TEST - VER 1.
NOTE: When reconnecting Airbag system components, the ignition must be
turned off and the battery must be disconnected.
ST ACTION APPLICABILITY
Disconnect the Clockspring connector.
Connect the Airbag System Load Tool 8443 Clockspring cable and jumper harness to
the Clockspring connector.
Turn the ignition on.
Reconnect the battery.
Yes ® Go To 3
No ® Replace the Clockspring.
Disconnect the ACM connector.
Connect the Airbag System Load Tool 8310 ACM Adaptor to the Airbag Control
Measure the resistance of the Driver Airbag Line 1 circuit between theACMAdaptor
and the Clockspring connector.
Is the resistance below 5.0 ohms?
Yes ® Go To 4
No ® Repair the Driver Airbag Line 1 circuit for an open or high
NOTE: When reconnecting airbag system components the ignition must be
Disconnect the Airbag Control Module connector.
Measure the resistance of the Driver Airbag Line 2 circuit between theACMAdaptor
Yes ® Go To 5
No ® Repair the Driver Airbag Line 2 circuit for an open or high
WARNING: IF THEAIRBAG MODULE IS DROPPEDATANY TIME, IT MUST
If there are no possible causes remaining, view repair.
Replace the Airbag Control Module in accordance with Service
Instructions. WARNING: make sure the battery is disconnected
and wait 2 minutes before proceeding.