Airbag light-flashing "32" - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum This forum is for discussion of the Ford Escape, C-MAX, the Ford Escape Hybrid and the Mercury Mariner.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-15-09, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3
Airbag light-flashing "32"

Hello all, please help, my wife's '03 escape is blinking "32", i have separated, and re-attached the yellow connectors underneath both front seats, but to no success. Does anyone know, or can point me into a direction to where i can look up what the code "32" is, might even look into replacing the connectors with a set from Jeg's racing, which is a weatherpak connector. but just want to make sure i am chasing the right problem. thanks for any future help. i know that the yellow connectors with the white keepers are a main problem underneath the seats.

vortechf150 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-15-09, 08:58 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 7,053
Re: Airbag light-flashing "32"

If I'm not mistaken, an airbag code 32 usually means a bad clock spring. I've never replaced one but I hear that aren't too bad. It's located behind the drivers side airbag inside the steering wheel.

If the Supplemental Restraints System (Air Bags) warning light is flashing a code 32, that indicates that the driver's side airbag circuit has high resistance or is open. In simpler terms, there may be a broken wire. This problem may have some relationship to the horn and cruise control failure that your experiencing as well. Has any work been performed on the steering column or under the dash of your vehicle? In either case, you should have the problem checked out. If the wrong wires get crossed with the airbag wires you could be in for a sudden surprise.
I'll let someone else with the knowledge answer further.
jwko is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford Escape | C-MAX | Mercury Mariner Forum

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome