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B1906 Code - Open in Front Pretensioner Squib Left Circuit

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By - Updated Dec 07, 2022
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|Code B1906 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Front Seat Outer Belt Assembly Left (LH) (Front Pretensioner Squib Left)
  • Front Seat Outer Belt Assembly Left is open or shorted
  • Front Seat Outer Belt Assembly Left poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Center Airbag Sensor Assembly

|How do I Fix the Code B1906?

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 B1906?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1906 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 B1906 Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|Code B1906 Description

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

OBDII Code B1906 - Open in Front Pretensioner Squib Left Circuit -
B1906 Code - Open in Front Pretensioner 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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