Does the Airbag Module need to be replaced?

Unless the airbag module is actually faulty, it doesn’t need to be replaced and can be reset . Replacing the airbag module can cost anywhere from $500 up to $1,000 depending on the vehicle, compared to a reset which will cost you around $50.

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If the scanner tool is able to communicate with the module and doesn’t have an internal fault code then the crash data can be reset.

How do I know if my Airbag Module is faulty?

  • Scanner shows an internal fault code for the module.
  • No communication with the module.
  • Visible corrosion.
  • Water damage.
  • Fire damage.
  • Bent, broken, and corroded pins.