Are airbag modules VIN specific?

Are airbag modules VIN specific?

This is why we always recommend that you send in your original airbag control module from your vehicle. Each module is coded for the VIN of the vehicle it is in.

Can you drive a car without SRS module?

The main reason why it is unsafe to drive without an SRS airbag module installed is that a car’s airbags will not work without them. If they do no work, then they are not able to serve their purpose as secondary restraint systems—and as a result, will not deploy if an accident were to occur.

How much is airbag control module?

The average cost for air bag control module replacement is between $639 and $664. Labor costs are estimated between $94 and $118 while parts are priced at $545.

Can a replacement airbag control module still work?

We advise our customers to compare the part numbers of their replacement airbag control module to the vehicle’s original module; if the part numbers do no match, it is unlikely that the airbag module will work in the vehicle. Once the replacement airbag module has been correctly installed in the vehicle the airbag light may still turn on.

Where are crash codes stored in an airbag control module?

Airbag control modules store hard and soft codes caused by accidents. Even after small accidents, fault codes will be stored in the module which will turn on the airbag light. We reset and clear all crash codes inside the computer module which will turn off the airbag light.

When does the SRS airbag control module reset?

Airbag control modules have many common names. They are sometimes referred to as: The SRS airbag control module must be reset if your vehicle was in an accident and the airbag light is on. If the light is on but your vehicle was not in an accident, there are a variety of reasons why this may have happened.

Do you need to have your airbag module coded to your Vin?

One of the biggest benefits of letting MyAirbags repair your airbag module is that you will not need to have the module coded to your vehicle VIN since it is original and came out of your vehicle. This will save you time and money! SRS Airbag Reset: SRS Airbag Light On?