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Old 01-27-2005, 05:39 PM   #1
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Angry airbag and ABS light keep flashing

I have 2004 Focus LR fitted with twin airbags. The car had some rear and light front end damaged when I bought it. The airbags were not deployed in the accident. When I first started the engine before any repairs were done to it, everything was working fine except ABS light was on (due to broken cable link on R/Rear wheel) during repairs I had to disconnect the battery. Now when I turn ignition the airbag and ABS lights keep flashing all the time! Do I need to reset the ECU/computer? Any ideas what’s going on?

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Old 01-28-2005, 09:54 PM   #2
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If the ABS light is comming on then it means that your ABS is disabled. That could happen for couple reasons... a bad sensor, a blocked sensor (dirt in the way), a broken sensor, etc. As for the "air bag light" is it the SRS light? You could try resetting the ECU but if it is a problem then the lights will continue to flash... Its worth a shot.
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With the ABS light on... as long as the fluid level is correct, the car should automatically reset that as it goes through a drive cycle or to. In the situation with the Air Bags... you can always have the dealer run a scan... the seatbelt can even cause problems with the SRS light,... things like the seat-belt pretensioner and things like that could possibly be messed up. if the exclamation point light comes on.. go to a dealer immediately. you can also put the car in diagnostic mode... search for that on here.
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take the car in for servicing. Both of these lights flashing means something is VERY wrong or you have several connectors that are bad/disconnected. Either way, let a trained proffesional diagnose it.
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