I hope this helps someone with the same problem. I did some research on my alldata, be careful because if equipped, the daytime running lights may also short that module. I've seen this code caused from poor grounds and not actually be the module thats defective. Kind Regards - Rich Hi, Before you buy a module, check the clock spring behind the steering wheel first, this is a common part to go on mk1 focus, the clock spring works the horn and the steering wheel airbag if the spring is damaged the airbag light will be on all the time, to test it take it out and use a multimeter to test it. Avoid the unnecessary expensive dealership prices and trust in MyAirbags to repair and return your airbag module and your seat belts within 24 hours of receiving it, 100% guaranteed or money back! Look for damaged, burnt, shorted, or corroded wiring and connectors that could cause open circuits.
This points to a sensor under the passenger seat which includes the rail system that the seat slides on. Send your airbag control module to MyAirbags and save time, money and not having to deal with a dealership! MyAirbags can rebuild your seat belt and will save you hundreds of dollars on each seat belt. Give it a read If the left front light stays on I wonder if you have a wiring problem that could be the root cause of your airbag light and code. This could be a bad pretensioner, or a something as simple as a connector under the passenger seat disconnected. Thanks for your reply but I did mange to fix my problem.
Step 4 Clear all codes after repairs are complete, and retest the system to see if any codes return. How do you troubleshoot code B1342? On one screen it shows B1342-E0 not sure if that helps any further or not. I can find the module for sale at Ford Parts sites Google , but no info on programming, Has anyone else handled this issue? No abs lights and no other engine lights or codes for the first time in over a year. . I used Forscan and copied the as built data from my old abs controll module and copied it to the used module with my cars vin number and it works great.
Welcome to the Australian Ford Forums forum. Below is a sample list of Ford Airbag Module Part Numbers. This is a deployable device so I would be kinda careful with it. The currently selected is for the Ford makes. Then I disconnected the negative battery terminal and waited a few minutes. .
This information can be of use should an intermittent fault be diagnosed later on. He said it doesn't allow you to select subsystems to scan as well? An to do that you have to deenergize the air bags , pull a fuse an disconnect the negative battery cable. Always consult the manual for the application being worked on for accurate and relevant information on code B1342 as it applies to that particular application. Very helpful for my similar issue. Be aware that abnormal system voltages can set random codes, so always investigate, and resolve codes in the order in which they were set and stored. For anyone else with this problem, some additional information after I just went through this.
Codes Related to B1342 Although code refers to failed electronic control modules on almost all applications, there are no codes that are directly related to it. The information contained on this site is presented for informational purposes only. It's my wife's car, so I don't drive it a lot, but I drove the car and thought that the front end was humming more than usual, so it was in the back of my mind that the hub bearings might be worn. Typically, these codes will indicate that there is crash data stored, airbags deployed, communication failure, a full memory, or other airbag, seat belt related issues. We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. This is checked twice each day so there will be a delay before your registration is activated. This box will disappear once registered! Diagnosing this code requires professional grade equipment, above average knowledge of automotive diagnostics in general and expert level knowledge of the application being worked on in particular.
Tasca Parts has actual photos of most parts, which I found helpful to confirm I had the right part. I took out the bad seat pan and track assembly and replaced it with the salvaged pan and tracks. Then you have to pull the steering wheel. If your part number is not on this list, no worries we still reset it as long as your vehicle is year 1997 and up. Failing this I might try the srs module any way, did you have any information regarding of this was as straight forward an just swapping them over? Step 5 If code B1342, or for that matter, any other codes persist, there are two possible courses of action.
You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and inserts advertising. I can find the module for sale at Ford Parts sites Google , but no info on programming, Has anyone else handled this issue? We are here to save you hundreds of dollars resetting your and. You would have to take air bag module off the steering wheel. The list of automotive Makes at the right edge of the screen. MyAirbags will reset your airbag control module back to its original manufacturer state clear of all codes, both soft and hard codes.
In short airbag control module is problem according to computer. Has this vehicle been in an accident? Cleared it, and drove the car - same result, just out of the driveway the lights and beeping reoccurred. If it is 47 then that would be the passenger side seat belt pretensioner. It might be a good idea to have a certified technician follow the proper diagnostic chart to properly diagnose the system faults. Your help would be most appreciated! While specialist technicians with advanced equipment and expert knowledge of automotive diagnostics might be able to resolve the root causes of code B1342, non-professional mechanics are strongly advised to refer the vehicle for professional diagnosis and repair at this point. Interior lights sudsy on sometimes.
Cleared the code, drove - same result problem reoccurred immediately. I got a BlueDriver scan tool and it showed me the B2290 code. If either of them is an open circuit, that's most likely your problem, as it was for me. Is air bag light lit on the instrument cluster? I am mechanically inclined, and have a scan tool. Your seat belts will lock and will not work pull out or retract back in. I did have to select the 2.