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Old 04-07-2010, 10:48 PM   #1
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Will my SRS light cause me to fail emissions test?

My luck. Airbag light came on just when I need to pass emissions test. what say the group?
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:52 PM   #2
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you will pass emissions but still fail inspection
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:54 PM   #3
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you will pass emissions but still fail inspection
nope. depends on state. in Texas they no care about airbag light. in general its the passenger seat sensor.


you will be just fine (assuming everything else is ok)
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Old 04-29-2010, 04:43 PM   #4
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Thanks guys! that is such a relief! Almost 2 months late on inspection. I'l go get it done and fix the SRS problem later.

WHOO Hoo!
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:01 PM   #5
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SRS Faults will not impact the Smog Nazis. If you are required to pass a Safety Test, the SRS light might make things ugly for you.
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Old 04-29-2010, 07:52 PM   #6
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Emissions will pass. Safety inspection will fail.
I learned this lesson when my seatbelt tensioner failed. Twice.
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