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Asked by Aug 14, 2013 at 04:24 PM about the 2006 Kia Optima EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my air bag light does not flash on for the designated 6 seconds after start up.  any insight would be appreciated

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...again I am going to say system ground....and battery age...Clean the end of the black cable (1/0)awg after taking it off of the spot that it is bolted to...coarse wirebrush it clean and the spot to where it connects to assure at least 300 cold cranking amp potential~ Five years really look at the top to see the "knock-off" labels indicating the day of it's first another reputable brand with a guarantee~

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