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#16 Old May 23rd, 2008, 03:15 PM
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This thread sounds very useful to me .. I just bought a car (2004 Almera) from a small garage, but my car's airbag light never blinks. The story was, I saw the light was constantly on during the test drive and I was told it only needs a "reset". Then when I got back about 1 hour later to pick up the car, the light wasn't blinking so I thought it was fine. Only after I got home and read the manual, I realized that the light should blink for around 7 seconds when the engine starts. It looks like the garage had done some tricks to turn the light off.

Since the garage is a bit too far from me and I am trying to see if I can get it fixed in my local Nissan dealer. The engineer of my local Nissan dealer spent about an hour, e.g., removed the dash board (since he suspected the bulb was removed.) But it turned out the dash board was fine.

Does anyone here have any ideas on what might have been done and which places I should check?

Did they rewire the airbag system? I have read some posts about rewiring, but am I right, even if they rewired the system to "fool" the car's computer, the airbag light should still blinks when the engine starts?

Since I only left the car for about 45 minutes to an hour, I don't think they have done some major works.

Please does anyone have any ideas? Thank you very much.
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#17 Old Jul 30th, 2008, 06:49 PM
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thanks for all the 411 i get from here i have saved my self some money and learned some new things, my air bag light was flashing too and i followed the steps and viola it went away after like 6 months , then i also did the MAF relearn because i had the check engine light on after installing a cold air intake and cleaning the throttle body (intake spray) , my idle was buggin out on like 1500rmp , that took me like 2-3 days to learn to do but the idle came back down and the service eng light is off.

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#18 Old Aug 8th, 2009, 08:00 AM
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thank you msubullyfan for posting up these steps. It worked for my 2006 nissan altima. I just installed a new center console as my old one was all scratched. So when i installed everything I noticed that the air bag light kept blinking. I called my dealer and they told me to bring it in but had to wait a couple of days. I didnt wanna wait and waste money so looked it up on here and bingo found it and oh boy did it work. Thanks again for the help.
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Worked on my 09 Cube. Seems as if this will be working on nissan's for a while
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#20 Old Oct 27th, 2009, 08:27 AM
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REALLY INTERESTING

I am going to do it on my X-trail, hope it will work. It's really annoying when flashing in red, looks like something very serious! I tried to ignore it but thought of even cover the light with a bundage!
#21 Old Nov 15th, 2009, 07:43 PM
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Talking 2008 pathfinder airbag blinking

Thank you very much for the tip, it save me 100.00 dollars.
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#22 Old Jan 9th, 2010, 12:41 PM
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Top post, worked spot on, on my 2002 Terrano
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#23 Old Jan 10th, 2010, 11:14 PM
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IT WORKED ON MY NISSAN X-TRAIL

I did it, actually repeated the steps four times. Thx guys and happy new year
#24 Old Jan 17th, 2010, 06:12 PM
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Worked first time on both:
02 Maxima (Triggered while replacing blower motor.)
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#25 Old Jan 17th, 2010, 10:03 PM
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reset airbag light

Happy to say this worked for a 2006 pathfinder too:

http://www.nissanforums.com/966228-post7.html
#26 Old Jun 18th, 2010, 07:45 AM
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The Air bag reset worked the first time I tried it on my 05 Altima but started blinking again after 3 days. I did the same process, worked just as the first attempt but now the blinking keeps coming back even just a few hours after I reset the air bag. Does this mean I have to have it serviced? Any ideas on how much it would cost? I was told it'll be around $300 just for the module.

Thanks in advance!
#27 Old Jul 6th, 2010, 11:47 PM
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Airbag blinks

I just wanted to thank you for the post, it work for my 2006 Nissan Altima that I bought for my wife. I don't now how much it cost to bring the car to the dealer but you sure save me lots of money. Thank you again.....
#28 Old Jul 22nd, 2010, 08:42 PM
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Airbag light blinking

Hi, thanks msubullyfan I used your method to reset airbag light in my 01 skyline. My code was B1166 which is LH curtain airbag removed left front seat to get at wiring undone and cleaned, back togeather and so far all good.
thanks for the tip
#29 Old Jul 29th, 2010, 06:40 PM
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Re: Reset Air Bag Light

For everyones info, I can confirm that the instructions posted
on 10/23/2006 by MSUBULLYFAN works for a 2005 Nissan
Frontier crew-cab w/ NISMO pkg......and to the poster
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!! This worked first time, exactly
"as advertised"!! :-)
I have a feeling I'm going to love this site!! :-)
Tons of great info!! :-)
#30 Old Jul 29th, 2010, 10:28 PM
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Here are the easy step

1
Turn the ignition switch from off to on

2
Air Bag warning lamp is on for 7 seconds and turns off, the turn ignition switch OFF within 1 second after the lamp turn off.

3
Turn ignition switch back off for more then 3 seconds

4
Repeat steps 1-3 twice so it will be 3 times total

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Then turn the switch back on and the light should be reset.When you start the car, the light should come on for about 7 seconds and then turn off
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