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SRS DTC Troubleshooting: 12-9x

DTC 12-9x (‘‘x'' can be 0 thru 9 or A thru F):
Short to Ground in the Front Passenger's Airbag Inflator (LHD model)
NOTE:
  1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), then wait for 10 seconds.
Is DTC 12-9x indicated?
YES -
Go to Step 4 .
NO -
Intermittent failure, the system is OK at this time. Go to Troubleshooting Intermittent Failures. If another DTC is indicated, troubleshoot the DTC.
  1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).
  1. Check for continuity between the No. 5 and the No. 6 terminals of SRS unit connector A (39P) and body ground.
Is there continuity?
YES -
Go to Step 8 .
NO -
Faulty SRS unit; replace the SRS unit.

  1. Check for continuity between the No. 5 and the No. 6 terminals of SRS unit connector A (39P) and body ground.
Is there continuity?
YES -
Short to ground in the dashboard wire harness: replace the dashboard wire harness.■
NO -
Faulty front passenger's airbag; replace the front passenger's airbag.