Airbag light indication and meaning?

The airbag light indicator means that there is something wrong with the supplemental restraint system (SRS) and needs to be checked out right away. 

Why is the Airbag warning light on the dashboard?

The supplemental restraint system (SRS) has many things connected to it:

  • Airbags, inflators, squibs, and other components.
  • Seatbelts and pretensioners. Learn More…
  • Sensors, Impact sensors, seat sensors and more.
  • Clock spring
  • Wiring, bad fuses and electrical issues.
  • SRS airbag module. Learn More…

Any issues with the items listed above will cause an airbag light on the dashboard and should be repaired or replaced right away.

Can I Drive with the (SRS) Airbag light on?

The airbag light is warning you that there is something wrong with the supplemental restraint system (SRS) in the vehicle and is NOT safe to drive the vehicle.

Some of the things connected to the supplemental restraint system (SRS): Seatbelts, airbags, pretenstioners and more. Features in the SRS will not function properly and there’s a possibility they will not work in an accident.

How do I get rid of the Airbag light?

The first thing in solving the airbag light is to get the vehicle scanned with a scanner tool.

After getting the vehicle scanned, it will give you a code and description to whats causing the light to go off.

Once you find out what the code means, get the issues repaired or replaced and the light should go away.

Airbag Module (SRS) Reset


Some codes get stored in the SRS airbag module as hard codes. The module will need to be reset in order to get the light off the dashboard.