B1942 - Air Bag Crash Sensor 2 Feed/Return Circuit Open

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

  • Faulty Air Bag Crash Sensor 2
  • Air Bag Crash Sensor 2 harness is open or shorted
  • Air Bag Crash Sensor 2 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Air Bag Control Module

Possible symptoms

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

B1942 Description

The Air Bag Control Module monitors the Air Bag Crash Sensor 2. The Air Bag Control Module sets the OBDII code when the Air Bag Crash Sensor 2 is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B1942 - Air Bag Crash Sensor 2 Feed/Return Circuit Open - AutoCodes.com

B1942 Information for specific makes

  • B1942 FORD Left Front Impact Sensor Fee/Return Circuit Open
  • B1942 LINCOLN Left Front Impact Sensor Fee/Return Circuit Open
  • B1942 MERCURY Left Front Impact Sensor Fee/Return Circuit Open

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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