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B1993 Code - Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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By AutoCodes.com - Updated Aug 03, 2019
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|Code B1993 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Driver Side Side Mount Airbag
  • Driver Side Side Mount Airbag harness is open or shorted
  • Driver Side Side Mount Airbag circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Restraints Control Module (RCM)

|How do I Fix the Code B1993?

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 B1993?

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the B1993 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 B1993 Possible Symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|Code B1993 Description

The Restraints Control Module (RCM) monitors the Driver Side Side Mount Airbag. The RCM sets the OBDII code when the Driver Side Side Mount Airbag is not to factory specifications.

OBDII Code B1993 - Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground - AutoCodes.com
B1993 Code - Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground

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|Information for Specific Makes

  • B1993 Ford Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground
  • B1993 Lincoln Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground
  • B1993 Mercury Driver Side Side Mount Airbag Circuit Short To Ground

|Need Help with the B1993 Code?

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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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