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How to Reset The Airbag Status Light On A Nissan

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If you have recently installed a new stereo or removed the seats in your Nissan, you may have noticed the airbag status light will not stop blinking. There is a simple fix for this that will keep you from having to take it to the dealer. Follow these steps to reset the airbag status light on a Nissan Auto.

Step 1

Insert the key into the ignition and turn the key to ON.

Step 2

Notice that the light will stay on and then start blinking. After turning the key to ON, wait until the light turns to off, to start the blinking process, and then switch the key OFF and remove the key.

Step 3

Wait 5 seconds. Stick the key back in the ignition and repeat step 1.

Step 4

Wait 5 seconds and repeat step 1. This should be completed three times. The status light may have a different blinking pattern at this point. Simply follow the same simple steps. Insert the key into the ignition and turn it to ON. Wait until the light turns off to start the blinking process and quickly turn the key to OFF and remove the key. Do this process a total of 2 more times.

When you are complete, you should have inserted the key and removed it for a total of 6 times. Now turn the key and start the car. The status light should stay lit and finally turn off as it normally should. If the light begins to blink again, repeat the steps above.

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