smoke from dashboard or powder from airbag

Asked by Feb 19, 2016 at 07:49 PM about the 1998 Mitsubishi Galant

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1998 galant and one day i was going down the road and what i thought was smoke around passenger dashboard smelt like the powder from airbag it didn't deploy but i turn off engine and ever since it won't start. would you know what i would need to look at to repair

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I would look to see if there is a recall on the air bag. Something may have happen to make the system think it has deployed, thus the engine would not start in this condition.

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would that be some kind of safety problem that i can get fixed

73,175

The air bag & system.

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