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Old 11-21-2008, 07:46 PM
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Icon13 Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

My SRS light has been on about 2 weeks and I just got in the car to go somewhere and it didn't crank, but my passenger air bag tried to go off. I heard a noise like air seepage and the cover kind of buldged up but it didn't actually deploy.

I disconnected the battery for now, but how do I get the bag out? Now that I don't know what the **** it's going to do, I want to just remove it since it's obviously faulty.
What size resistor will I need if I don't replace it?



I was wanting to take it out anyway when I got another steering wheel but was just waiting till then since the wheel wouldn't have an airbag either. This blows. I guess it's just good nothing happened with someone sitting there.



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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

That's messed up glade it didn't go off with you in the car.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Technically, I was in the car.
The light only came on sometimes, so I wasn't really concerned with it. It hadn't been on in a few days and I drove it today with no problem but I got in it an hour ago and then engine doesn't start and the bag buldges out and I hear a little bit of air seep out but that's it.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Wow that's ****in' weird man. Bump for help.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Try and call honda and see if they will look at it for free kinda like they do with the seat belts.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

The nearest Honda is in Macon. You forget I'm an hour and a half from there? Plus they're not open on the weekend.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

None of that helps.

I need to drive my car and it won't crank. I don't know if I can connect the batery back and drive it as is or if the driver one will go off in my face or what's going on with it.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Cant u go through the insurance company with that since its an airbag?? or no...
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

It has liability so no.
They'd want to total it anyway.
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**** like that with air bags i would only go to the dealership.at least call them and explain the situation. stuff like that is warrantied. also airbags dont just go off for no reason. especially if there is no collision...
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Well, lesson learned, don't wait to fix a problem when your SRS light is on.
Honestly, I just wanna get a resistor and drive it like that. If the light comes back on, then I'll know it's something else.
But as of right now, I'm afraid to try to crank it since I'm not sure what will happen. Plus, I think the ECU thinks it was in a wreck so it won't let the engine turn over. I'm not sure how to fix that either.

I pulled the SRS fuse but yeah, not sure what to do from here.
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idk either thats some weird ****.. is class we were talking about this one time in a lexus had all it airbags deploy at one while just sitting there.no key in it or anything.they tapped off the car and flew in some guys from japan to look at it and they still have never figured out what happened.:hmmmm: that just weird...
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

****, I refuse to do that.
If I can find one, I'll just get another airbag and put it in. As of now, I just wanna ****ing drive it.

How do the guys with aftermarket wheels eliminate the airbag **** to keep the bulb and stuff off?
Is there a wire I can just cut where the other one can't go off? I really don't like airbags anyway, but yeah:


How do I get the ECU to let me drive it?
Besides a new airbag, how can I make it safely drivable?
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I believe it is a federal requirement that the wiring and/or the A/B Connectors for ALL Safety Restraint Systems (air bags) Must be bright yellow in color. if you crawl up underneath the dash you can locate this connector and unplug it but the ECU will still see it as a "fault."

At Least that way you know it will not blow up with someone sitting there.

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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

I just don't want the other one blowing up in my face.

By fault, do you mean the light will just be on or I still won't be able to crank it?
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I believe it is a federal requirement that the wiring and/or the A/B Connectors for ALL Safety Restraint Systems (air bags) Must be bright yellow in color. if you crawl up underneath the dash you can locate this connector and unplug it but the ECU will still see it as a "fault."

At Least that way you know it will not blow up with someone sitting there.

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I don't think removing the heater will help me.
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HAHAHAHAHA!! You DORK!

I was trying to show you the yellow connector that I was speaking of... it's in the picture
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But it's not yellow, it's orange.

I reckon I need to go ahead and pull the whole airbag out, but wouldn't my driver one still be hooked up? Aren't they both on the same circuit?
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yo E...wait up my car has no airbags inside of it, my passanger one though is disconnected, somehow matty the guy who owned the car before me tricked the srs system..the light doesnt come on, well anyway go underneath the dash in your passanger side, you'll see a bright yellow connector it has black stripes on it.

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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

I think you can wire a resistor or something into the power wire so you can remove the airbag (driver's side) without it blowing up in your face or throwing the SRS light at you. I saw an article about installing an aftermarket steering wheel and that was in there, I'll see if I can find it.
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yo E...wait up my car has no airbags inside of it, my passanger one though is disconnected, somehow matty the guy who owned the car before me tricked the srs system..the light doesnt come on, well anyway go underneath the dash in your passanger side, you'll see a bright yellow connector it has black stripes on it.

hope that helps a little brotha!
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I think you can wire a resistor or something into the power wire so you can remove the airbag (driver's side) without it blowing up in your face or throwing the SRS light at you. I saw an article about installing an aftermarket steering wheel and that was in there, I'll see if I can find it.
I've read about a 4 OHM resistor but I'm not sure how reliable the source was.
If you can find it, I'd really appreciate it.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

cant you disable your airbags by plugging the yellow airbag harness on each side into a red plug? This is the case on 4th gens so good luck.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

damn, air bags are to much fun when they go off, mine threw me through a window!!
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

airbags are pretty powerful once they go off..
it must be a faulty wiring somewhere causing the bag to detonate...
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

I don't care why it did it. I want to disable them.
Nobody has said anything about how to get th car to crank yet.
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Is this what needs unplugging?
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

You take the clip and wiggle it out of the blue holder there. Then you take the widest part of the yellow clip and hold it and slide it back towards the red wires you see in the pic. Then you pull the clip apart. Dont be trying to pull it apart then sliding. Sometimes they are tricky but 5th gens are always easy. Then you unbolt the 10mm nuts that you can see in the pic. When those are off it pulls right out from the top. DONT try to take the cover off first.....you wont get it off. Just take the whole assembly with the cover attached out. Peek between the cover and the airbag. I bet it deployed really slowly on you or at least slow enough that it didnt bust the cover and made it bulge. Oh yeah and disconnect your battery first.
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Re: Holy ****... Blake, someone, some expertise?

Thanks a LOT.
I pulled the fuse so it will let me drive it now but I don't want it bulged out like that so Imma just put the cover back on. Lots of rep for you!
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