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How To Reset Service Airbag Light

It’s no secret that the automotive industry is a rapidly growing one. As a result, there are more and more vehicles on the road with factory-installed service airbag lights. If you find yourself in this situation, don’t panic. There is a way to reset these lights and get your car back on the road as quickly as possible. In this article, we will walk you through the steps necessary to reset your service airbag light. We will also provide a few tips to make the process as smooth as possible.

What is a Service Airbag Light?

The service airbag light will come on when the airbag system is triggered or if there is a problem with the sensor. To reset the service airbag light, you need to take the following steps:

1. Turn off your car and wait 10 minutes.

2. Remove the front seat and underneath it is a panel that houses all of the car’s electrical systems. Pry off the two screws that hold down the panel and then pull it out from under the seat.

3. Inside this new panel are several plugs and bolts, one of which should be a power plug for your airbag system. Unplug this from the rest of the car and remove it from its socket.

4. Next you’ll need to get your service manual for your car, as it will have detailed instructions on how to reset this light. Once you have this, open up to chapter 8 – Airbags and Disconnections – and look for section 8-5 – Service Airbag Light Reset Procedure (Fig 8-5). You’ll see that there are 4 steps involved in resetting this light: turn off ignition, disconnect battery cable, open front door, disconnect relay Harman Kardon SRS 9300A). Follow these instructions exactly to reset your light!

How to Reset Service Airbag Light

If your car’s airbag system has a light that indicates it needs to be reset, follow these steps:
1. Turn the key off and remove the battery cable.
2. Disconnect the airbag control module connector.
3. Open the cover of the airbag control module and disconnect the nine connectors on the left side (see illustration below).
4. Reconnect all of the connectors in reverse order and replace the cover.
5. Reinstall the battery cable and turn on the car’s ignition switch.
6. If there is no problem with the airbag system, you will see a “ Service OK” message on-screen (or hear a sound if there is an airbag warning light).


After reading this article, you will be able to reset your service airbag light on your car in less than five minutes. This is a common issue that can be resolved by simply following these simple steps. If you have any other questions about this process, don’t hesitate to contact your manufacturer or dealer for more information. Thank you for taking the time to read this article!