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NEED ANSWERS ON AIR BAG LIGHT FLASHING ON MY 1997 FORD

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NEED ANSWERS ON AIR...

NEED ANSWERS ON AIR BAG LIGHT FLASHING ON MY 1997 FORD AROESTAR.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is anything interfering with the seatbelt latch?

NO

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '97 Ford?

AEROSTAR XLT SPORT

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Aerostar yourself? What have you tried so far?

TRYED REBUTTING . DISCONNECTED BATTERY CABLES TO NO RESULT. LIGHT IS STILL FLASING

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

NEED TO KNOW HOW WHAT THE CODE IS WHEN THE LIGHT BLINKS. MY AIR BAG LIGHT BLINKS ONCE AND THEN 5 MORE TIMES. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hi, My name is Jay

The code you are getting is not code 15 but code 51. There is no code 15 so it would not be confused with code 51.

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 10 months ago

Has the vehicle been in an accident or had problems with anything prior to the airbag light coming on? Problems like horn, cruise problems or noise in steering column when turning left or right?

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 10 months ago

Has the vehicle been in an accident or had problems with anything prior to the airbag light coming on? Problems like horn, cruise problems or noise in steering column when turning left or right?

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 10 months ago

The code 51 is for a blown internal inside the airbag module. You will need to first fix why the fuse blew and replace module. If was not in an accident then most common cause is the clockspring in the steering column shorts out and blows fuse.

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Ford Mechanic: Jaybird61, ASE Certified Master Technician replied 10 months ago

Let me know id you have any other question for me? If not, please accept and rate my help 5 stars so i get credit for helping you out today. Thanks.

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