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I'm in the process to remove the front bumper cover (cracked it this winter getting out of my driveway) We have the most Interesting winter up here in Canada.. I added a photo of the sensor that is just dangling.


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My guess is the outside air temperature sensor.
 

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Is this relevant to the engine or radiator functionality or only for the outside embiant temperature?

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Just the dash gauge most likely. Disconnect it and find out.
 

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Ok, I was afraid it was the airbag sensor that was loose and bouncing all over the place.

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Ok, I was afraid it was the airbag sensor that was loose and bouncing all over the place.

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I don't think air bags use a remote trigger any more. With the advent of cheap and highly accurate/sensitive accelerometer chips, they are all self-contained nowadays.
 

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Ok, I was afraid it was the airbag sensor that was loose and bouncing all over the place.
Anything SRS related has yellow cable housings.
 

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I don't think air bags use a remote trigger any more. With the advent of cheap and highly accurate/sensitive accelerometer chips, they are all self-contained nowadays.
Which I noticed when replacing the two front wheel bearing, they are perhaps controlled by the abs sensor? A suddent drastic deceleration woukd trigger the airbag? If so, I notice now when I reach 110 kmh (kanadian miles)
The abs and 4wd and the skid light Indicator turn itself on, and to later go off.. And when this happens i have lost the cruise control. Do you think those wheel sensor have a relation with the accelerometer?

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Which I noticed when replacing the two front wheel bearing, they are perhaps controlled by the abs sensor? A suddent drastic deceleration woukd trigger the airbag? If so, I notice now when I reach 110 kmh (kanadian miles)
The abs and 4wd and the skid light Indicator turn itself on, and to later go off.. And when this happens i have lost the cruise control. Do you think those wheel sensor have a relation with the accelerometer?

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The air bag assembly contains an integral dedicated accelerometer. If it were attached to the ABS system I would expect to get an air bag malfunction warning light whenever there is an ABS fault and that is not the case.
 

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The air bag assembly contains an integral dedicated accelerometer. If it were attached to the ABS system I would expect to get an air bag malfunction warning light whenever there is an ABS fault and that is not the case.
No you are right, when the issue arrise, I get a C1 414 LH wheel sensor. I was not able to pinpoint this code though.
And as long I don't drive over 110kmh I do think have that issue, And like you mention, the airbag has no code. Well at least I know I won't have an air bag deployed in my face while driving over a puddle.

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