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Old 03-26-2011, 00:39   #1 (permalink)
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1999 Ford Taurus Air Bag Readiness Light is flashing 24. What does that mean?

1999 Ford Taurus Air Bag Readiness Light is flashing 24. What does this code mean? Is there a solution?
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Re: 1999 Ford Taurus Air Bag Readiness Light is flashing 24. What does that mean?

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1999 Ford Taurus Air Bag Readiness Light is flashing 24. What does this code mean? Is there a solution?
Hello and good day:

Air Bag Fault Code Table
AIR BAG DIAGNOSTIC MONITOR FAULT CODE PRIORITY TABLE
Priority Code Component/Fault Description
Highest -- No Air Bag Lamp - Inoperative Lamp Circuit or No Ignition Voltage to Diagnostic Monitor
| -- Continuous Air Bag Lamp - Diagnostic Monitor Disconnected or Inoperative
| 12 Low Battery Voltage
| 13 Air Bag Circuit or Crash Sensor Circuit - Shorted to Ground
| 21 Safing Sensor - Not Mounted on Vehicle Properly
| 22 Safing Sensor Output Circuit - Shorted to Battery Voltage
| 23 Safing Sensor Input Feed/Return Circuit Open
| 24 Open in Circuit 944B or Low Resistance in Crash Sensor(s)
| 32 Driver Side Air Bag/Safing Sensor Circuit - High Resistance or Open
| 33 Pin 7 Not Grounded at Diagnostic Monitor
| 34 Driver Side Air Bag/Safing Sensor Circuit - Low Resistance or Shorted
| 35 Low Resistance Across Pins 8 and 9 at Diagnostic Monitor
| 41 Crash Sensor Circuit - High Resistance or Open
| 44 RH Crash Sensor - Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly
| 45 Center Radiator Crash Sensor - Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly
| 46 LH Crash Sensor - Not Mounted to Vehicle Properly
| 51 Diagnostic Monitor Internal Thermal Fuse - Blown and Short to Ground No Longer Exists
| 52 Backup Power Supply - Voltage Boost Fault
| 53 Internal Diagnostic Monitor Fault
Lowest -- Rapid Continuous Flashing of Air Bag Lamp - All Crash Sensors Disconnected

I found this chart at http://webcentrix.net/probe/service/airbag-fault.html
I hope this helps.
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Re: 1999 Ford Taurus Air Bag Readiness Light is flashing 24. What does that mean?

Well, at least I now know it is an "Open in Circuit 944B or Low Resistance in Crash Sensor(s)". My curiosity leans to might have caused this? How it might be repaired? And what type of repair shop would be the best in knowledge and expertise to repair this?
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