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Had an airbag light on a UK Patriot which I have solved :p:giggle: - so here is the write up.

Using a Autel scanner bought for £80.00 which had the SRS fault code function, I had a Driver Squib Code; B1B02? (note: I didn't really need the scanner - see below)

At first, other forums pointed to the connections under the Driver and Passenger seats. After disconnecting and reconnecting these I had the same issue.

I then read that the clock spring can be a fault area, however lots of forums talk about other controls failing if the clock spring is bad. For example, no horn, cruise control or indicators etc.

I took a gamble and bought the clock spring. To install it I followed the process for a Jeep Compass on you tube here (watch).

After 45 minutes of work I had the new clock spring in and all back together. I used the Jeep Service Manual which is somewhere on this forum for Airbag safety removal process (disconnect negative battery terminal and leave for 2 minutes) and torque specs. No specialist tools needed i.e I didn't need a steering wheel puller, just a selection of small sockets and torx bits and a torque wrench (e.g T20 torx, Phillips screwdriver, 10mm, 13mm small sockets etc).

This solved the problem which proves that even if the horn, cruise and other things are working, it still could be a bad clock spring. Also the car reset the light itself, I didn't need to use the scanner to reset the code. So if you can't afford to buy a scanner, try and borrow one to read the code perhaps.

I opened up the bad clock spring and found three sections of terminals. I'm going to totally assume these are; 1) horn and radio, 2) cruise 3) airbag. If you look at the photo, one of the terminal areas is clearly different to the others. On the reverse of this bad section were the air bag cables proving my theory.

In any case, this has solved the problem and I hope it helps other cash short folks out there who need to undertake a diy. I would give this a 3/10 on the difficulty scale.

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Had an airbag light on a UK Patriot which I have solved :p:giggle: - so here is the write up.

Using a Autel scanner bought for £80.00 which had the SRS fault code function, I had a Driver Squib Code; B1B02? (note: I didn't really need the scanner - see below)

At first, other forums pointed to the connections under the Driver and Passenger seats. After disconnecting and reconnecting these I had the same issue.

I then read that the clock spring can be a fault area, however lots of forums talk about other controls failing if the clock spring is bad. For example, no horn, cruise control or indicators etc.

I took a gamble and bought the clock spring. To install it I followed the process for a Jeep Compass on you tube here (watch).

After 45 minutes of work I had the new clock spring in and all back together. I used the Jeep Service Manual which is somewhere on this forum for Airbag safety removal process (disconnect negative battery terminal and leave for 2 minutes) and torque specs. No specialist tools needed i.e I didn't need a steering wheel puller, just a selection of small sockets and torx bits and a torque wrench (e.g T20 torx, Phillips screwdriver, 10mm, 13mm small sockets etc).

This solved the problem which proves that even if the horn, cruise and other things are working, it still could be a bad clock spring. Also the car reset the light itself, I didn't need to use the scanner to reset the code. So if you can't afford to buy a scanner, try and borrow one to read the code perhaps.

I opened up the bad clock spring and found three sections of terminals. I'm going to totally assume these are; 1) horn and radio, 2) cruise 3) airbag. If you look at the photo, one of the terminal areas is clearly different to the others. On the reverse of this bad section were the air bag cables proving my theory.

In any case, this has solved the problem and I hope it helps other cash short folks out there who need to undertake a diy. I would give this a 3/10 on the difficulty scale.

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Great news, I have the AB light on, and was unsure of the fix..
Thanks from Quebec, Ca.
 

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i had the same issue and fix it with clock spring change but airbag light continued to be on until error eraisment, i didnt remove battery connector.
 
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