B00E3 - Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C' Deployment Control

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What does this mean?

B00E3 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C'
  • Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C' harness is open or shorted
  • Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C' circuit poor electrical connection

First diagnose B00E3 code

    Check 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 terminals.

Cost of diagnosing the B00E3 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the B00E3 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.

B00E3 Possible Symptoms

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

B00E3 Meaning

The Air Bag Control Module monitors the Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C'. The Air Bag Control Module sets the OBDII code when the Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C' is not to factory specifications.
OBDII Code B00E3 - Second Row Left Seatbelt Pretensioner 'C' Deployment Control - Engine-Codes.com

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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.

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