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Old 05-14-2008
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airbag light

i start up my truck and the airbag light comes on. it disapears for a few minutes then comes back and and then flashes once then comes back on the turns off then flashes once agian. it keeps repeating. any suggestions on what might be wrong?
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Should be flashing you a dummy code...

like 2 fast flashes... then a pause... and 7 flashes...
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what you mean dummy code?

it dosnt really flash it will stay on some times then it will flash 1 time phew seconds later flash and then stay on for a phew seconds then keep s repeating
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it dosnt really flash it will stay on some times then it will flash 1 time phew seconds later flash and then stay on for a phew seconds then keep s repeating
Watch the airbag light when you first start it up. It should give you a repeated 2-digit Light Flash Code like 1-2-1-2-1-2 or 3-5-3-5-3-5 or something else. Then it will go solid.

The LFC is the key to diagnosing your problem. Post it here and also the year of your Ranger.
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this happens to me too! it does it for a day and then doesn't do it for another couple months.
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what is the lfc? if u look at my signature you'll see the year of my truck
1998

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what is the lfc? if u look at my signature you'll see the year of my truck
LFC = Lamp Flash Code
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what is the lfc? if u look at my signature you'll see the year of my truck
Sorry, I thought you could make the transition from LFC to Light Flash Code since they were both in my post above.


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I don't see the year in your current signature.
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it will flash in a series like mentioned above. watch it really close and you will see it flashes fast, then stops and flashes fast again, count the fast flashes and post the numbers
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it will flash in a series like mentioned above. watch it really close and you will see it flashes fast, then stops and flashes fast again, count the fast flashes and post the numbers
it flashes on the dash board?
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it flashes on the dash board?
The airbag light flashes when a code is stored. It does this for a short while after keying up and then periodically while driving.
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my truck is a 1998

now the light has been staying on. it has been solid
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