"Driver Squib Circuit Short"

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  1. Meatball12

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    So my airbag light has been on for a while and it has never thrown a code my OBDII scanner could read. I borrowed a Dealer level scanner from my old man's buddy. It came up with "Driver Squib Circuit Short"

    I'm at a loss.....WTF is a Squib.

    The Great Omnipotent Interwebs have been unable to tell me what is wrong.

    Any help is, as always, greatly appreciated.
     
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    A squib is a small explosive device. From an airbag perspective, it's the thing that detonates to deploy the airbag.

    If your throwing a code for a short, it's either a short in the wiring to the airbag or in the wiring itself. My first check would be in the clockspring and steering column.
     
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    i have my doubts that it is the clockspring. I replaced it this time last year and my horn and cruise control still work. However ill still check the wires for continuity.
     
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    just because other stuff works right doesn't mean everything else does.
     

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