Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.
DTC B0019 01 Passenger Frontal Deployment Loop Stage 1 Short to Battery
DTC B0019 02 Passenger Frontal Deployment Loop Stage 1 Short to Ground
DTC B0019 04 Passenger Frontal Deployment Loop Stage 1 Open Circuit
DTC B0019 0D Passenger Frontal Deployment Loop Stage 1 Resistance Above Threshold
DTC B0019 0E Passenger Frontal Deployment Loop Stage 1 Resistance Below Threshold
The cost to diagnose the B0019 PONTIAC code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair's diagnosis time and labor rates vary by location, vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repair shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
During a side or frontal crash of sufficient force the inflatable restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) will allow current to flow through the deployment loop in order to deploy an inflatable restraint module. There are 2 shorting bars used within the module connector which will short together both high and low circuits, when the connector is disconnected. This will help to prevent unwanted deployment of the inflator module during servicing.
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