2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual PDF | Page 152

Airbag Readiness Light
The system checks the airbag?s electrical system for
possible malfunctions. If the light stays on it indicates
there is an electrical problem. The system check
includes the airbag sensor, the pretensioners, the airbag
modules, the wiring and the crash sensing and
diagnostic module. For more information on the airbag
system, see Airbag System on page 1-62.
The airbag readiness light
?ashes for a few seconds
when the engine is
started. If the light does
not come on then, have it
?xed immediately.
{ CAUTION:
If the airbag readiness light stays on after the
vehicle is started or comes on while driving, it
means the airbag system might not be working
properly. The airbags in the vehicle might not
in?ate in a crash, or they could even in?ate
without a crash. To help avoid injury, have the
vehicle serviced right away.
If there is a problem with the airbag system, an airbag
Driver Information Center (DIC) message can also come
on. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38
for more information.
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2009 GMC Canyon Owners Manual Summary of Content

Airbag Readiness LightThe system checks the airbags electrical system forpossible malfunctions. If the light stays on it indicatesthere is an electrical problem. The system checkincludes the airbag sensor, the pretensioners, the airbagmodules, the wiring and the crash sensing anddiagnostic module. For more information on the airbagsystem, see Airbag System on page 1-62.The airbag readiness lightashes for a few secondswhen the engine isstarted. If the light doesnot come on then, have itxed immediately.{ CAUTION:If the airbag readiness light stays on after thevehicle is started or comes on while driving, itmeans the airbag system might not be workingproperly. The airbags in the vehicle might notinate in a crash, or they could even inatewithout a crash. To help avoid injury, have thevehicle serviced right away.If there is a problem with the airbag system, an airbagDriver Information Center (DIC) message can also comeon. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page 3-38for more information.3-24