Airbag indicator light

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Mikie
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Thu May 11, 2017 7:52 am

My 2006 3.0 D4D yesterday decided that it should permanently inform me that I have Airbags, it warning light stays on permanently
Anyone know what could cause this?
Any ideas on how to rectify it?
Maybe disconnect the battery for a while to reset the error?

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Thu May 11, 2017 9:01 am

Very common problem mate. It'll be the airbag clock spring in the back of the steering wheel. As I said it's very common, toyota did a recall on them years ago.

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Thu May 11, 2017 10:13 am

You can still take it to Toyota for the recall. They will repair it free
Real drivers use three pedals
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Thu May 11, 2017 11:06 am

Thanks Gents, I will go past a dealer and see what they say about it

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Thu May 11, 2017 12:12 pm

They'll be able to look up you chassis number an see if it's done b4. If it hasn't they'll do it free otherwise get a clock spring on ebay and do it yourself.

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Thu May 11, 2017 12:54 pm

even if it was done before they will probably do it again.
They did my Fortuner twice. Apparently the batch they used for the first recall was defective
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Thu May 11, 2017 2:14 pm

Shot guys

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Fri May 12, 2017 2:25 pm

I accidentally disturbed one of the wire plugs of the airbag sensor, that caused the light to come on when I was busy fixing one of the air vents. Maybe just check behind the glovebox if there is not a loose wire plug
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Fri May 12, 2017 2:33 pm

Make sure ya have the battery disconnected for a good ten minutes b4 ya fiddle with any airbag wires. Wouldn't want an airbag goin off in ya face!! It hurts!

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Mon May 15, 2017 6:44 am

So its now intermittent, off most of the time, bu every now and again it decides to stay on after starting

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Thu May 17, 2018 9:56 am

Hi all, I have a brand new Clock Spring or Spiral Cable for a 2013 Toyota Hilux for sale.

This tread was a real lifesaver when I needed it. My horn only worked intermediately, only when turning the steering wheel.
I was in Kenya at the time and had to buy a new one from Toyota in Stellenbosch because in Kenya, the Toyota recall was not valid.
And as you will agree, you can’t drive through Africa without a horn.

So once i got back in SA i send the bakkie in for the Clock Spring recall (free replacement), so now i still have a brand new Clock Spring (7000 km only).
I paid R 2700 for this piece of plastic!
Will sell for R 1500, and help you replace yours, even give you a cold beer while your wait. I’m in Stellenbosch.

Phone me at 082 seven 643 seven 32
Regards Ruben

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