B1913 - Air Bag Driver/Passenger Circuit Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3   
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Possible causes

  • Faulty Air Bag Driver/Passenger
  • Air Bag Driver/Passenger harness is open or shorted
  • Air Bag Driver/Passenger circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Air Bag Control Module

Possible symptoms

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

B1913 Description

The Air Bag Control Module monitors the Air Bag Driver/Passenger Circuit. The Air Bag Control Module sets the OBDII code when the Air Bag Driver/Passenger Circuit is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1913 - Air Bag Driver/Passenger Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com

B1913 Information for specific makes

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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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