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Honda: airbag light..light came..battery replaced

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honda odessy airbag light came on when battery replaced. How to reset?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.

Hi, There is a procedure you can do with just a simple jumper wire that will reset the light. If there is still a failure active, the light will come back on however.

What year is the van?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Honda 2000
Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
Ok find the MES connector in the fuse box under the drivers side dash.
CLICK HERE
Sustitute a jumper wire or a paper clip for the special tool to short the two terminals together as instructed below.
  • To erase the DTC(s) from the SRS unit, use the HDS or follow this procedure.

    1. Make sure the ignition switch is OFF.

    1. Connect the SCS service connector (A) to the MES connector (2P) (B). Do not use a jumper wire.

    2. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).

    3. The SRS indicator will come on for about 6 seconds, and then go off. Remove the SCS service connector from the MES connector within 4 seconds after the indicator goes off.

    4. The SRS indicator will come on again. Reconnect the SCS service connector to the MES connector within 4 seconds after the indicator comes on.

    5. When the SRS indicator goes off, remove the SCS service connector from the MES connector within 4 seconds.

    6. The SRS indicator will blink two times indicating that the memory has been erased.

    7. Turn the ignition switch OFF, and wait for 10 seconds.

    8. Turn the ignition switch ON (II) again. The SRS is OK if the SRS indicator comes on for 6 seconds, and then goes off.

  • Customer: replied 6 years ago.
    Sounds good. I'll have to wait till the honda comes back home before I can try ot. Can you wait till tomorrow for final reply?
    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    Sure, no problem.
    Customer: replied 6 years ago.
    How do I contact yoy again?
    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    Just leave this question open, you can reply within 48 hours.
    Customer: replied 6 years ago.
    WHAT IS DTC, HDS, SCS, MES?
    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    Sorry I was not on line last night........
    DTC is the trouble code.
    hds is the Honda tester
    SCS is the service check connector
    MES is the memory erase signal connector
    Customer: replied 6 years ago.

    OK, I'LLGIVE IT A TRY

    JOE

    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    Ok, let me know
    Customer: replied 6 years ago.

    I'M CONFUSED NOW.

    STEP 1 SAYS CONNECT SCS (A) TO XXXXX DON'T USE JUMPER WIRE.

    LAST EVENING WHEN I THOUGHT I HAD LOST YOU I TRIED JOHN G.

    AND HIS DEFINITION FOR THE MES SAID DON'T MESS WITH IT.

     

     

     

     

    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    As I said before, the scs jumper is simply a jumper wire with a connector on it to make it easier. Since you do not have one, the jumper wire is the only alternative.
    I never said don't mess with it.
    The MES is the connector you need to jump to get the light off.
    Customer: replied 6 years ago.

    I'M CONFUSED NOW.

    STEP 1 SAYS CONNECT SCS (A) TO MES. THEN SAYS DON'T USE JUMPER WIRE.

    LAST EVENING WHEN I THOUGHT I HAD LOST YOU I TRIED JOHN G.

    AND HIS DEFINITION FOR THE MES SAID DON'T MESS WITH IT.

     

    SCUSE ME I MEANT VINNIE BOYETT WAS THE ONE THAT SAID DON'T MESS W/MES

    Expert:  John G. replied 6 years ago.
    Ok, stick with me, he is incorrect.
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