Having problems with your 1997 Nissan Sentra ?

Air bag dash light came on and started blinking for no aparent reson.thanks for any help

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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Most cases the air bag light comes on when battery voltage gets low. I would have the battery checked. Then perform this step to clear the light. If the light does not clear, then you have a hard code and the code should be checked so the proper repairs can be done. 57c86bc.jpg

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