DTC Troubleshooting: 53-2x, 53-3x, 53-4x

DTC 53-2x (53-20 to 53-29, 53-2A to 53-2F),
53-3x (53-30 to 53-39, 53-3A to 53-3F),
53-4x (53-40 to 53-49, 53-4A to 53-4F):

NOTE: Before troubleshooting any of these DTCs, check the battery/system voltage. If the voltage is low, repair the charging system or replace the battery before troubleshooting the SRS. If the battery/system voltage is now OK, ask the customer if the battery ever went dead. A dead battery may trigger one of these DTCs.

1.Erase the DTC memory.

2.Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and check that the SRS indicator comes on for about 6 seconds and then goes off.

Does the SRS indicator stay on, and is DTC 53-2x, 53-3x, or 53-4x indicated?

YES - Replace the SRS unit.n

NO - Intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. Go to Troubleshooting Intermittent Failures. If another DTC is indicated, go to the DTC Troubleshooting Index.