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In some cases, the air bag warning light can illuminate and the air bag supplemental restraint system disabled.

Air Bags — Frontal — Sensor/Control Module

Summary
Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The air bag sensor wiring pigtail insulation can become brittle and crack over time due to accumulation of water in the pigtail protective convolute in combination with high underhood temperatures related to the routing of the wiring pigtail near the radiator. This can result in environmental stress cracking of the insulation.
Actions
Dealers will install air bag sensors with revised wiring insulation. In addition, vehicles which have the air bag warning light illuminated will have a new air bag diagnostic monitor installed.
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Date Announced
SEP 08, 1999
Vehicles Affected
280,481
Ford Recall #
99S23
NHTSA Campaign #
99V243000
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