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B1828 Code - Short to Positive in Side Squib Left Circuit

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|Code B1828 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Seat Airbag Assembly Left (LH) (Front Side Squib Left)
  • Front Seat Side Airbag Assembly LH harness is open or shorted
  • Front Seat Side Airbag Assembly LH circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Center Airbag Sensor Assembly

|How do I Fix the Code B1828?

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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|What is the Cost to Diagnose the Code B1828?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1828 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.

|What are Code B1828 Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|Code B1828 Description

The Front Side Squib Left (LH) Circuit consists of the Center Airbag Sensor Assembly and Front Seat Airbag Assembly Left (LH). The circuit instructs the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) to deploy when deployment conditions are met. The Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) is stored when a malfunction is detected in the Front Side Squib Left (LH) Circuit.

OBDII Code B1828 - Short to Positive in Side Squib Left Circuit -
B1828 Code - Short to Positive in Side Squib Left Circuit

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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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