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Toyota Camry XLE: My 04 camry has a diagnostic code B1821 (drivers

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My 04 camry has a diagnostic code B1821 (drivers side airbag) as qa stored code. The airbag light comes on and off randomly. I was told that if it is the driver's airbag is faulty the airbag assembly is not separate from the seat resulting in a huge expense. Is this correct?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Randy replied 5 years ago.

Tyrone :

I will assist you to get your problem resolved.

Customer:

ok

Tyrone :

Give me a moment to pull up your Toyota.

Customer:

sure

Tyrone :

B1821/55• The center airbag sensor assembly receives an open circuit signal in the side squib (Driver seatside) circuit for 2 seconds• Side squib (Driver seat side) malfunction• Center airbag sensor assembly malfunction• No. 2 floor wire• Front seat with adjuster frame assembly LH (Sidesquib (Driver seat side))• Center airbag sensor assembly

Customer:

since the light goes on and off randomly what next and is the cost to repair correct?

Customer:

in other words I was told the entire seat assembly would need replacement since the airbag is not separate

Customer:

????

Tyrone :

Still checking.

Customer:

are you still with me

Customer:

ok

Tyrone :

Yes.

Customer:

yes meaning the cost to repair is correct?

Tyrone :

No. Im still with you checking all possibilities.

Tyrone :

When DTC B1821 is output. CHECK NO. 2 FLOOR WIRE (FOR OPEN)

Attachment: 2011-11-15_183235_2004_toyota_camry.pdf

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Customer:

IS THAT THE WIRING HARNESS?

Customer:

THE IMAGE DOES NOT DISPLAY

Tyrone :

It is PDF.

Tyrone :

I will resend it.

Customer:

NO i GOT IT

Customer:

ARE WE DONE?

Tyrone :

If you need more info let me know.

Customer:

JUST WHETHER OR NOT THE ENTIRE SEAT ASSEMBLY NEEDS REPLACEMENT TO FIX THE AIR BAG IN THE WORSRT CASE SCENARIO

Tyrone :

Yes, that is last option.

Customer:

thank you

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