Airbag Warning Light May Illuminate Erroneously on Kia Sorento

The airbag warning light may illuminate erroneously.  This can be caused by an internal defect in the control module. Replacement of the airbag control module with a revised part may be necessary to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 82,722 (13,900–221,000)
8 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, more2007, 2008, 2011, 2013
74 people reported this problem
44 people shared problem details
Airbag light comes on Dealer wants $110 to run diagnostic test Said out of warranty This is not the first time this has happened Really sick of the run around
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2011 Kia Sorento85,000
Today 10/8/2014 no problems with my vehicle. Left the park to return to work and my airbag light remains on.
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2011 Kia Sorento65,000
OK HERES IS WHAT THE PROBLEM TO MY 2011 SORENTO WITH THE AIR BAG LIGHT ON, I TOOK IT TO WESOLOW KIA AND HAD TO PAY 110 DOLLARS JUST TO HAVE IT DIAGNOSED, THEY SAID IT WILL COST ME OVER 500 DOLLARS! AROUND 550 . ITS A "CLOCK SWITCH" THIS SUCKS, WAS NEVER EVEN IN AN ACCIDENT!
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2004 Kia Sorento89,170
airbag light came on. no accident.
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Airbag light came on suv never had an accident hard enough to set off any of the airbags and it has been over 1 yr since its bee fixed.
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2013 Kia Sorento122,000
Air bag light is on ... No accident happened
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2004 Kia Sorento65,000
Airbag light has been on for several years now. Not sure of exact milage when happened but was in the 60,000 range. Refuse to pay for repair on faulty manufacturing when it was supposed to be warranted. They always find a loop-hole so we have to pay.
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Light will not go off. This problem needs to be fixed by Kia.
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2003 Kia Sorento221,000
airbag light is on
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air bag symbol stays on when driving wont go off, took to Wesolow Kia and cost 110.00 to diagnose, its the "CLOCK SWITCH" 530.00 TO FIX! WAS NEVER IN AN ACCIDENT, THIS SUCKS, STILL DIDNT FIX, NOW IN A CAR THAT MAY NOT DEPLOY AIRBAG! THANKS KIA
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2003 Kia Sorento134,000
Airbag light is on all the time.
My light is on of the airbag
2011 Kia Sorento66,000
Local Kia dealer quote to fix was abt $300.00. Indicated guarantee was to 60,000 mi. Rpted to NHTSA no ans. No way will I pay that amt.
air bag light stays on constantly saying it is off no matter who sits in the seat..
2003 Kia Sorento110,000
It hasn't been fixed, light for airbag just stays on. Have heard others say it costs 500...I do not have it to spend
2011 Kia Sorento88,500
Airbag light just started coming on. Dealer ship says that diagnostics shows code B1764 and B1767 are the issue in the passenger cushion seat and it will cost roughly 2,000 to fix. Has anyone else replace the cushion but the issue still occurs. Just want to make sure I am not spending too much money on this if there is a cheaper fix.
Reset the module? Replaced sensor. Still does it.
2013 Kia Sorento30,000
Air bag light on, not sure why? No accident, just came on one day. Will take to dealer to see if I get similar responses. Thanks!
2005 Kia Sorento80,000
Airbag warning light came on, never been in an accident.
2011 Kia Sorento90,000
Air bag light on
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