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Air bag light stays on replaced air bag module same problem.

air bag light stays on...
air bag light stays on replaced air bag module same problem
JA: Is anything interfering with the seatbelt latch?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1997 ford f150
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes replaced the air b ag module
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes i am i replaced the air bag module
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Jaybird61
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Hi, my name is Jay

Have you had the SRS system scanned for stored codes with the Ford NGS tester or equal?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
but it says not communicating with system

If the problem is not corrected with a new module then there is a wiring problem and would need to be traced following the pinpoint tests for no communications. This can be dangerous if not done correctly and could set off the airbags. I would recommend only qualified trained technicians do the tests.

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These tests are done with putting in an airbag simulator in each air bag connector so the air bags cannot deploy during the tests.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
thank for your help

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