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Airbag sensors

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by cletus34dale, May 22, 2020.

  1. May 22, 2020 at 5:49 PM
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    cletus34dale

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    I was off roading an had a minor encounter with a metal pole. The car is fine but it deployed both airbags which really sucks cause it cracked my windshield too. I bought replacement bags and needed to know if all I needed to do was replace the old ones. Needed to know if the rest of the system is fine too. Are the sensors a one time use?
     
  2. May 22, 2020 at 11:07 PM
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    Clutchplate

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    That's a good question. I don't know the answer but I'm sure someone will chime in soon. I will be following post.
     
  3. May 23, 2020 at 4:49 AM
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    cletus34dale

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    Hey figure I'd call Toyota to answer my own question, other then the airbags being replaced there is a yellow sensor behind the grill that needs to be replaced as well. Thank you guys for your help
     
  4. May 23, 2020 at 7:37 AM
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    Ironguy

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    Good to know. Thanks
     
  5. May 23, 2020 at 11:03 AM
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    Oldtoyotaguy

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    All I know is that they can be tricky to install, and could deploy accidentally. I’d chase down someone who has done it and ask them how it’s done. Also, they’re expensive, so avoiding deployment just goes without saying in terms of cost, but personal safety is a big factor too.
     

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