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2001 Suzuki XL-7 Plus 4dr Manual 2WD

2001 Suzuki XL-7
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Two Wheel Drive, 4-Door, Sport Utility
18 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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August 10, 2011, 8:18 am

Michael H

Question: Air bag light on clock flashing.

Passenger seat sensor went " out" air bag light came on and clock was flashing. Drove ruck with no problems. Went back out to move truck, car was dead. jumped, car turned over slightly and was dead again in about 5 mins. any suggestions on what may be causing it to drain the battery?

August 11, 2011, 7:52 pm

Ron W
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Since the airbag ciruit has an issue, I'd start there. Pull the code and see what's causing the light t be on.

After that you'll need to have a shop do a parasitic draw test to isolate what is killing the battery.

You might want to have the alternator and battery tested first. It may be a s simple as a defective charging system.

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