Engine-Codes - Ford - B00DF FORD

B00DF FORD - Passenger Restraints Disable Switch

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B00DF FORD Possible Causes

  • Faulty Passenger Restraints Disable Switch
  • Passenger Restraints Disable Switch harness is open or shorted
  • Passenger Restraints Disable Switch circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Restraints Control Module (RCM)
  • Faulty Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) Switch

How is the B00DF FORD code repair?

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.

What is the cost to diagnose the B00DF FORD code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B00DF FORD code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

B00DF FORD Meaning

The Restraints Control Module (RCM) continuously monitors the Passenger Airbag Deactivation (PAD) switch circuits for the following faults:
- Open circuit
- Short to voltage
- Short to ground
- Short together
- Faulted PAD switch

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Precautions for SRS “AIR BAG” and “SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER” Service

  • Never probe the electrical connectors on air bag, side air curtain modules or seat belts.
  • Never disassemble or tamper with safety belt buckle/retractor pretensioners, adaptive load limiting retractors, safety belt inflators, or probe the electrical connectors.
  • Do not use electrical test equipment to check SRS circuits unless instructed to in this Service Manual.
  • Before servicing the SRS, turn ignition switch OFF, disconnect both battery cables and wait at least 3 minutes. For approximately 3 minutes after the cables are removed, it is still possible for the air bag and seat belt pre-tensioner to deploy. Therefore, do not work on any SRS connectors or wires until at least 3 minutes have passed.
Failure to follow this instruction may result in the accidental deployment of these modules, which increases the risk of serious personal injury or death.