Airbag Readiness Light

There is an airbag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows the airbag symbol.

The system checks the airbag’s electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensors, the airbag modules, the wiring and the crash sensing and diagnostic module. For more information on the airbag system.

This light will come on

This light will come on when you start your vehicle, and it will flash for a few seconds.

Then the light should go out. This means the system is ready.

CAUTION:
If the airbag readiness light stays on after you start your vehicle, it means the airbag system may not be working properly.

The airbags in your vehicle may not inflate in a crash, or they could even inflate without a crash. To help avoid injury to yourself or others, have your vehicle serviced right away if the airbag readiness light stays on after you start your vehicle.

If the airbag readiness light stays on after you start the vehicle or comes on when you are driving, your airbag system may not work properly.

Have your vehicle serviced right away.

The airbag readiness light should flash for a few seconds when you turn the ignition key to RUN.

If the light does not come on then, have it fixed so it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem.

    See also:

    Steering Wheel Controls
    Steering Wheel Controls For vehicles with audio steering wheel controls, some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. : Press to interact with the available Bluetooth, OnSta ...

    Manual Mode
    Driver Shift Control (DSC) Notice: If you drive the vehicle at a high rpm without upshifting while using Driver Shift Control (DSC), you could damage the vehicle. Always upshift when necessary while ...

    Driving on Snow or Ice
    Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or grip. Wet ice can occur at about 0°C (32°F) when freezing rain begins to fall, resulting in ev ...