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2005 Kia Rio Base 4dr Sedan Manual

2005 Kia Rio
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Sub-Compact
25 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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December 2, 2010, 8:18 am

Michael L

Question: airbag indacator light

the dash board indacator light came on a week ago and i'm almost afraid to take it to the shop to have it checked as I think my warranty is expired. Is this a problem if i get into a accident? I have 33,000 miles on it

December 3, 2010, 3:16 pm

Ron W
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Your airbag will not deploy if that light is on. The ABS computer has found a fault and is disabling the system. It could be a s simple as a seat belt not sending the signal that it is connected. Call a local autoparts store, many will pull the codes for you for free.

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