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SRS Symptom Troubleshooting - Side airbag cutoff indicator stays on

Side airbag cutoff indicator stays on
  1. Make sure nothing is on the front passenger's seat.
  1. Make sure the seat-back is dry.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and see if the SRS indicator comes on.
Does the SRS indicator come on and stay on?
YES -
Go to the Symptom Troubleshooting ‘‘SRS indicator stay on, but no DTCs are stored''.
NO -
Go to Step 4 .
  1. Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle and the SRS unit. If it does not communicate, troubleshoot the DLC circuit.
  1. Select Body Electrical status with the HDS.
  1. Check for DTCs in the Gauge Menu with the HDS.
Is DTC B1187 indicated?
YES -
NO -
Go to Step 8 .
Does the side airbag cutoff indicator flash?
YES -
NO -
Faulty gauge control module; replace the gauge control module.