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Service Airbag light

Discussion in 'Tech Info' started by Tlanham, Apr 17, 2019.

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  1. Tlanham

    Tlanham TYF Newbie

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    05' Yukon XL Service Airbag light on. Any ideas?
    Also none of the steering wheel buttons work.

    Thanks for the advice !
     
  2. HiHoeSilver

    HiHoeSilver Away!

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    The airbag light is usually one of the front impact sensors. An advanced scan tool can tell you which one. Otherwise, replace one. If you get the right one, the light will go away on its own. If not, switch the one you took out with the other side.

    As for the steering wheel, is there an aftermarket stereo?
     
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  3. CJ Rodarme

    CJ Rodarme Full Access Member

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    Do you have a big system? My steering wheel buttons don't work because I opted out of using a module for the OnStar and my subs will turn the airbag light on, but it goes away when I turn the truck off.
     
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    Late to the party here, but...

    Airbag light on and steering buttons dont work?

    Equals = busted clockspring inside the steering wheel.
    Replace clockspring.
    Issue goes away :)

    Sent from my SM-G975U using Tapatalk
     
  5. Fless

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    Does the horn work?

    It would be a good idea to have the airbag codes read to see which circuit is the problem.
     

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