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Hi , had the car sitting for a year and suddenly the airbag light in dash started flashing when the car is running, any help on what’s the problem please.
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When you say it flashes - does it just flash on and off or does it stay on, or show a flash code?

On the newer Fords they show a flash code where there is a Wiki page listing all the results. (whether these codes are still relevant to an older car I don't know)

https://www.fordwiki.co.uk/index.php/Airbag_Flash_Codes

Most common on the older cars is a 4 flash code- is a seat belt pre-tensioner wiring fault.(If fitted) Either just clean the connectors under the seat or hard wire them.

(I have no idea what your car has as ref airbags, drivers,passengers etc.)


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Originally Posted by GVK. View Post
When you say it flashes - does it just flash on and off or does it stay on, or show a flash code?

On the newer Fords they show a flash code where there is a Wiki page listing all the results. (whether these codes are still relevant to an older car I don't know)

https://www.fordwiki.co.uk/index.php/Airbag_Flash_Codes

Most common on the older cars is a 4 flash code- is a seat belt pre-tensioner wiring fault.(If fitted) Either just clean the connectors under the seat or hard wire them.

(I have no idea what your car has as ref airbags, drivers,passengers etc.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqr86mumYH8
Escort cosworth seat pretensioners is a mechanical system and totally independant of the airbag system
the fault above may well be a failed wire in the clock spring

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Does a Cosworth still flash a fault code?
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