My air bag light is blinking every second, not every 3 seconds on my 97 nissan altima, does anybody have any clue what it could be?

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Asked by Adam Oct 12, 2010 at 12:35 PM about the 1997 Nissan Altima

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1. Turn the key from off to on. 2. Watch the airbag light closely. It will stay on for a few secs. and then as soon as it blinks off (the start of the flashing), turn the key off instantly. 3. Count to 5 (1 Mississippi, 2 Mississippi . . . .) 4. Repeat steps 1-3 two more times until you have done the cycle three times. 5. Now turn the key on and watch the light. It will start blinking in a different, slower manner. This is diagnostic mode. You can watch this for a little while, no hurry. 6. Now turn the key off again, Count to 5 like in step 3 again, and turn back on. If the procedure worked, the airbag light will not be flashing. If it does not work the first time, just repeat the steps again.

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That worked excellent on my 2005 Altima! Thank you for the information,,,

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Mine only starts blinking, when the a/c is running?? When I turn the A/C off...it quits? 1998 Nissan Sentra here.

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This worked great for 2005 nissian alitma thanks!!!!

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I tried the on off method on my 2001 Altima & it worked on the first try. Thanks

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It worked great on my 2005 Altima, thanks

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Worked as directed first try on Nissan Tiida/Versa 2010. Thanks a ton.

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Thank you!!!! Worked 1st try on my 2006 maxima!!!

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This worked 8 YEARS later thank you so much omg

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It worked, but then a day later it continues to flash every second.

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It worked for me. After fixing, when ever i start the car i see the air bag indicator on for couple of second and goes off. I don't remember that i have noticed this before the issue. Can anyone tell me? Thanks

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Mines is still blinking but 1 time slow then 2 times fast in that pattern

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