Engine-Codes - Generic - B1188

B1188 Code - Short To Battery In Passenger Side Air Bag Module Second Stage Squib Circuit

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- Repair Importance Level: 3/3
- Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3
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|What are the Possible Causes of the B1188 Code?

  • Faulty Passenger Side Air Bag Second Stage Squib
  • Passenger Side Air Bag Second Stage Squib harness is open or shorted
  • Passenger Side Air Bag Second Stage Squib circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Air Bag Sensor Assembly

|How to Fix the B1188 Code?

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 B1188 code?

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1188 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.

|What are B1188 code possible symptoms?

  • Air Bag Warning Light ON

|What Does the B1188 Code Mean?

The Passenger Side Air Bag Second Stage Squib Circuit consists of the Air Bag Sensor Assembly and Passenger Side Air Bag Module. The squib circuit causes the Passenger Side Air Bag to deploy when deployment conditions are satisfied.

Short To Battery In Passenger Side Air Bag Module Second Stage Squib Circuit

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|B1188 code information for specific makes

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  • B1188 HONDA Gauge Control Module Lost Communication With The MICU
  • B1188 LEXUS Short To Battery In Passenger Side Air Bag Module Second Stage Squib Circuit
  • B1188 SCION Short To Battery In Passenger Side Air Bag Module Second Stage Squib Circuit
  • B1188 TOYOTA Short To Battery In Passenger Side Air Bag Module Second Stage Squib Circuit

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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.