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I ahvea 95 4.6 and the air bag light flashes when its running .. it goes

Flash Flash Flash ---------- Flash Flash

its the yellow light in the cluster

Please dose any one know what this means:confused:
 

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That flashing represents Diagnostic Trouble Code 32, which means:

Driver Side Air Bag Circuit High resistance or Open.

Possible Causes:

1. A poor connection where the air bag sliding contact connects into the main wiring harness.

2. An open circuit or high resistance in the air bag sliding contact windings.

3. An open circuit or high resistance in the wiring harness in either Circuit 614(GY/O) or Circuit 615(GY/W)

4. An open circuit or high resistance in the driver side air bag module.

These items are straight out of the Shop Manual. Not too familiar with it myself, but I would suspect the sliding contact connector first. It may be loose or dirty.
 
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hey, i get the code 13.... ground on the passenger side... any ideas how to fix? It came on because I removed the bag and then reinstalled since I had to fix the dash under it.
 

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This is from the Shop Manual CD-ROM:

DTC 13 - Air Bag Circuit Shorted to Ground

NOTE:
Diagnostic Trouble Code 13 will flash only while the short to ground is present.

The air bag diagnostic monitor measures the voltage at Pins 11 Circuit 614 (GY/O) and 12 Circuit 623 (P/W) of the air bag diagnostic monitor connector. The voltage at these pins varies with charging system voltage (the expected voltages at Pins 11 and 12 are shown in the following table). If the air bag diagnostic monitor measures a voltage of 2.0 volts or less at Pins 11 Circuit 614 (GY/O) and 12 Circuit 623 (P/W), the air bag diagnostic monitor will flash out code 13 to indicate a possible short to ground on these circuits (refer to Possible Causes for additional circuits that may be shorted to ground). When flashing code 13, the air bag diagnostic monitor blows its internal thermal fuse. This disables the air bag deployment circuit. If the voltage at Pins 11 and 12 returns to normal, a diagnostic trouble code 51 will be present due to the open thermal fuse (refer to «Diagnostic Trouble Code 51» as outlined).

Possible Causes:

(1) A short to ground within the wiring harness on Circuits 614 (GY/O), 615 (GY/W), 616 (PK/BK) or 623 (P/W), causing the diagnostic voltage to drop.

(2) An internal short to ground within the air bag sliding contact (14A664), causing the driver side air bag circuit(s) to be shorted to ground.

(3) An internal short to ground within the LH kick panel safing rear air bag sensor and bracket, causing Circuit 614 (GY/O) or 623 (P/W) to be shorted to ground.

(4) An internal short to case ground within the driver or passenger air bag

It looks pretty involved in trying to troubleshoot this one (in my opinion)
 

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thanks a lot ! I'll see how much itll cost to get checked out.. Me and my buddie were driving home and it started flashing.. we were kidna like .. uhhh ok and we both l;eaned back the whole drive home ahhaha :D
 
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alright, great, I'll replace the fuse and recheck my reinstall... doesn't seem too hard since I know why its flashing..... so where's the ABS computer? There are way too many friggen computers under the dash in that damn car.
 
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