2020 Defender

AIRBAG WARNING LAMP

WARNING

Make sure to read and fully understand the relevant warnings before using any of the features in this section. See AIRBAG SAFETY.

WARNING

The warning lamp indicates a potential fault with the vehicle restraint system. Never use a child restraint on the front passenger seat if the warning lamp indicates a potential fault with the vehicle restraint system.

The instrument panel displays an illuminated airbag warning lamp as a bulb check when the ignition is switched on. See AIRBAG (AMBER).

If any of the following airbag warning lamp conditions occur, the vehicle should be checked by a retailer/authorised repairer immediately.

  • Fails to illuminate when the ignition is switched on.

  • Fails to extinguish within 6 seconds of the ignition being switched on.

  • Illuminates at any time, other than during the bulb check, when the ignition is on.

When the ignition is switched on, a diagnostic control unit monitors the readiness of the system’s electrical circuits. Elements of the Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) being monitored include:

  • SRS warning lamp.

  • Rotary coupler.

  • Airbag modules.

  • Seat belt pre-tensioners.

  • Airbag diagnostic control unit.

  • Crash and rollover sensors.

  • Airbag status indicator.

  • Front seat belt buckle switches.

  • Front seat track position sensor.

  • Airbag wiring harness.

NOTES

Not all of the SRS Elements listed are fitted to all specifications of vehicle.