DTC Troubleshooting: 11-3

DTC 11-3:  Short to Another Wire or Decreased Resistance in Driver's Side Airbag Inflator

Special Tools Required
SRS inflator simulator (  07SAZ-TB4011A)

SRS simulator lead E (  07XAZ-S1A0200)

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?

YES - Go to 3.

NO - Intermittent failure, system is OK at this time. Go to Troubleshooting Intermittent Failures.

3.Turn the ignition switch OFF. Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for 3 minutes.

4.Disconnect the SDo connector from the SDi connector (A).


5.Connect the special tool (2 W connector) to the SDi connector (A).

6.Reconnect the battery negative cable.

7.Erase the DTC memory.

8.Read the DTC.

Is DTC 11-3 indicated?

YES - Go to 9.

NO - Short to another wire in the driver's side airbag inflator; replace the driver's side airbag.n

9.Disconnect the battery negative cable, and for 3 minutes.

10.Disconnect the TL1o and TR1o connectors (A) the TL1i and TR1i connectors (B).


11.Disconnect the U2o connector (A) from the unit.


12.Disconnect the SRS inflator simulator (special tool) from the SRS simulator lead C.

13.Install the special tool (070AZ-SAA0100) to No. 21 and No. 22 terminals of U2o connector.

14. Check resistance between the A and B terminals of the SRS simulator lead C (special tool). There should be 1 MW or more.


Is the resistance as specified?

YES - Faulty  SRS unit; replace the SRS unit.n

NO - Short to another wire in the floor wire harness; replace the floor wire harness.n