I don't push the oil life. It gets changed every 5,000 miles (basically every 3 and a half months).
There are many sensors that can trigger the light......some outside the car, one under each seat, one in each seat belt latch......anyways, the bag itself is the least likely failure.A newbie to the forum, so bear with me. Have a 2012 Cruze with 39,000 miles. Service Airbag light came on today, but didn't stay on. Coincidentally, was taking the car to the service dept for another reason so they ran diagnostics for the airbag light, too. They didn't tell me what the exact codes were or even if the problem was with the airbag or harness; however, but they were happy to tell me a new airbag would be $400 plus labor. A very vague explanation, imo. Told them I was gonna need a little more info than that before I agreed to the repairs! So my question is, shouldn't the dealer be able to tell me exactly what/where the problem is after running the diagnostics? Couldn't it be something as simple as a bad sensor? They said they would have to pull the cover off the driver seat (which is leather) to get a better idea of just what the problem is. Little nervous about that too. Any suggestions on the questions I should be asking the service department? Thanks!
The airbags are disabled any time the lamp is on.......it is telling you they are disabled.Thanks for the advice. I have a hard time believing the air bag itself is actually bad too. Do you know if the airbag will deploy if the service light remains on? Wondering if it's safe to drive before repairs are done (if needed).
No worse than a older car that doesn't have airbags.Wondering if it's safe to drive before repairs are done (if needed).
Did you check the Drivers seat airbag connector for corrosion or the wiring.Traced it down now to show loop 9 resistance at 3.4 Ohms. I bet it hits 3.5 occasionally which is setting off the light. Its description is Drivers Side Airbag. It's not the steering wheel.Not sure which airbag it is though, but I suspect the one in the seat.