AutoCodes - OBDII Code List - B0002 ACURA

B0002 ACURA - Decreased Resistance In The Drivers Airbag Second Inflator

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3    What is this?
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B0002 ACURA Possible Causes

  • Faulty Driver Side Airbag
  • Driver Side Airbag harness is open or shorted
  • Driver Side Airbag circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Steering Wheel Clockspring

How do I fix code B0002 ACURA?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.
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Tech Notes

B0002-1A: Decreased Resistance In The Driver side Airbag Second Inflator
B0002-11: Short To Ground In The Driver side Airbag Second Inflator
B0002-12: Short To Power In The Driver side Airbag Second Inflator
B0002-13: Open Or Increased Resistance In The Driver side Airbag Second Inflator

Cost of diagnosing the B0002 ACURA code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B0002 ACURA code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

Possible Symptoms

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

B0002 ACURA Description

The Driver Side Airbag is located in the center of the steering wheel. The front passenger side airbag is located in the dashboard on the front passenger side. The airbag modules adopt dual inflators for the driver side and/or the front passenger side airbag according to the specifications. The dual inflators increase airbag effectiveness by properly adjusting the timing when the two inflators are ignited (together or sequentially) referring to the collision speed or collision impact.
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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.

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