2008 Nissan Qashqai Airbag light

Problem added: Feb 23, 2012 (8 years ago)
Hi have got a flashing airbag light in my Qashqui can anybody help

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Car: Nissan Qashqai
Model Year: 2008
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

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mikeybb1965
Fixes: 5
Feb 23, 2012 (8 years ago)
flashing airbag sensor light. Here is how to reset it yourself.

1. Turn the key from off to on.

2. Watch the airbag light closely. It will stay on for a few secs. and then as soon as it blinks off (the start of the flashing), turn the key off instantly.

3. Count to 5 (1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi . . . .)

4. Repeat steps 1-3 two more times until you have done the cycle three times.

5. Now turn the key on and watch the light. It will start blinking in a different, slower manner. This is diagnostic mode. You can watch this for a little while, no hurry.

6. Now turn the key off again, Count to 5 like in step 3 again, and turn back on. If the procedure worked, the airbag light will not be flashing.
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kevin75
Fixes: 111
Feb 24, 2012 (8 years ago)
Mikey. Is your solution individual to a Qashqai or can it be used on other makes also?.
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bucko6000
Fixes: 1
Dec 2, 2012 (7 years ago)
I've this method to reset the flashing airbag light, but as soon as i drive the car it comes back on Or if I RESET it, turn the engine on everything is ok till I turn on the lights. I have put a very good diagnostics machine on the car and it cannot find a fault with the airbag system. I believe the airbag module/control unit is voltage sensitive, because of this I checked the battery voltage and charging voltage, everything looks fine. Do you know of any other reason why this light would come on? Where is the airbag module located?
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