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I have a 2005 focus and my air bag light came on the other day and I’m not sure why. Anyone run into this issue before and what did you change to fix it?
 

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Get access to a code reader. Pull the code. That will get you going in a more specific direction to research/resolve your problem.
 

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Does the light blink on start up? That is the code. If you have junk under the seat, it is easy to damage the wires to the seat sensor.
 

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The light does not flash at all and I keep my car very clean so there should be no damage to wires under the seat.
I can’t find anyone that has a code reader for the airbag system, not even the dealer has one.
 

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The clockspring is a common cause and more if horn or cruise control is acting up.

If one of the cars with a pass side bag on/off switch then sometimes those circuit boards had issues to act up.
 

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I have a 2005 focus and my air bag light came on the other day and I’m not sure why. Anyone run into this issue before and what did you change to fix it?
The airbag wiring harness connector has corroded where it plugs into the clock spring. You will need to pull the airbag off and put Dielectric grease in the connection. If you look on YouTube it gives you specific instructions on how to do this.
 

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Mine went, started off flaky when I turned the wheel. Most probably the clockspring, but I sold it instead of tearing it apart.
 

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Pretty sure airbag cable pins and such are stainless or other (silver) to prevent corrosion as they are safety mission critical parts. They ARE very picky about how they contact though. Usually the fixture there contacts at least twice to stop problems.
 

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MY '07 did the same and the dielectric at the airbag/clockspring connection was the fix. Remember to respect the air bag if you are fixing this yourself. Disconnect the battery and discharge (honk horn/turn on lights) then after pulling the airbag, keep it on the ground facing up (this will keep the bag from launching itself into space if it does go off)
 
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