DTC Troubleshooting: 51-2x, 51-4x

DTC 51-2x (51-20 to 51-29, 51-2A to 51-2F),
51-4x (51-40 to 51-49, 51-4A to 51-4F):

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 51-2x or 51-4x 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.