B1047 – Driver-Side Side Air Bag Module And Other Air Bag Module Circuits Short

Meaning:

When there’s a short in the side airbag on the driver’s side, the B1047 happens
The B1047 is triggered when there’s a short in the side airbag on the driver’s side

There’s a short in the side airbag on the driver’s side.

Main Symptoms:

Possible Causes:

  • Open or short in the circuit leading to driver-side side air bag module
  • Defective driver-side side air bag module
  • Defective SRS (airbag) module

Diagnostic Steps:

  • Visually inspect all wiring to the driver-side side air bag module for loose, open or short connections
  • Perform resistance test on driver-side side air bag module
  • Perform resistance test on airbag control module

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