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2006 Kia Optima (old style) air bag light will not

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2006 Kia Optima (old style) air bag light will not illuminate
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Kia
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Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago
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check all your fuses with a test light to verify power. if no fuses are blown then the air bag module may have failed.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Passenger side fault was fixed but the light still will not come on
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Could it be just a bad instrument panel ?
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

it could be. was anyone able to retrieve codes???

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
we are able to pull codes: 2, one was for the passenger-side we fix that fault. The other fault said for us to check fuses... All good and proper voltage is getting to them.
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

it is telling you that it is missing a power or the module is bad. I can get you a wiring diagram.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok, having a hard time reading (viewing) the diagrams. Will try on computer and not just my phone. One of the codes was B1406 which I believe was the passenger side fault
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

download to your computer and then you can enlarge

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
also... I discovered that someone (previous owner) had what appears to be a remote start installed. Cables with a plug were wired into the the ignition line (yellow) and the 12V constant (red). The plug end is not plugged into anything, and whatever it was plugged into (appears to have been just below steering column has been removed. As I stated in an earlier message, all the fuses for Airbag stuff are good and receiving voltage. could this leftover wiring be messing with the airbag stuff?
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

not likely if you confirmed power at both fuses as indicated in the wiring diagram.

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Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
ok... will do... also, I downloaded the attachments on computer and still can not zoom in on them
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

try right clicking on the diagram and there should be a zoom feature.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I was able to buy a new instrument cluster and the light is now on full time. My mechanic believes we should be able to reset the airbag and have no issues (since we already got rid of the occupancy fault)... Thoughts?
Kia Mechanic: Roy, import/domestic specialest replied 2 years ago

did he check for any active codes????

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