Nissan Altima B1065 Z B1068 B1070 Z B1073 Passenger Airbag Module

The passenger air bag module in the Nissan Altima 2007-2012 is a dual-stage component wired to the airbag diagnosis sensor unit. This sensor unit actively monitors for opens and shorts in detected lines leading to the passenger airbag module.

Part Location

Refer to SRC-7, “SRS Component Parts Location” for precise part location details.

DTC Logic


[Diagnostic Steps With CONSULT-III]

  1. Inspection Start: Turn ignition switch ON.
  2. Check Self-Diag Result: Use CONSULT-III to check for the DTC.
    • If DTC detected, proceed to Diagnosis Procedure (Component Diagnosis) – SRC-20.
    • If no DTC detected, Inspection End.


[DTC Confirmation Steps Without CONSULT-III]

  1. Ignition Switch: Turn ignition switch ON.
  2. Ignition Switch: After the airbag warning lamp lights for 7 seconds, turn the ignition switch OFF within 1 second.
  3. Wait Time: Wait for more than 3 seconds.
  4. Repeat Steps: Repeat steps 1 to 3 twice.
  5. Ignition Switch: Turn ignition switch ON.
  6. Diagnostic Mode: SRS system enters diagnostic mode, and the AIR BAG warning lamp flashes. Refer to SRC-70, “Trouble Diagnosis without CONSULT-III”.

Diagnosis Procedure (Component Diagnosis)

Recheck SRS after each replacement using the following steps:

  1. Harness Connector: Check for visible damage to the connector.
    • If yes, replace the harness.
    • If no, proceed to the next step.
  2. Wiring Harness: Check for visible damage to the harness.
    • If yes, replace the harness.
    • If no, proceed to the next step.
  3. Front Passenger Airbag Module: Replace the front passenger airbag module. Refer to SR-10, “Removal and Installation”.
  4. Airbag Diagnosis Sensor Unit: Replace the airbag diagnosis sensor unit. Refer to SR-17, “Removal and Installation”.
  5. Related Harness: Proceed to SRC-20 for further instructions.

Do you have this DTC Code, OBD-II Code, or SRS Airbag Crash Code Showing?

If your vehicle displays DTC B1065 – B1068, B1070 – B1073, it indicates that the passenger airbag module has likely been affected due to an accident, triggering the airbag light. Here are your options to resolve the issue:

  1. Replace your Airbag Module:
    • This option is more expensive but involves installing a new airbag module.
  2. Reset your Airbag Module:
    • Instead of replacing, you can reset the airbag module to clear the crash codes.
    • offers a nationwide airbag module reset service for $49.99 with a 24-hour turnaround time and a lifetime guarantee.

How/Where is the Airbag Module Located?

If you’re wondering about the location of the airbag module in your 2010 NISSAN MAXIMA, follow these steps:

  1. Check for Deployed Airbags:
    • If your airbags deployed, the SRS Airbag Control Module likely stored crash codes.
    • To find the location of the module, read on.
  2. Consult a Mechanic:
    • If you’ve replaced the steering wheel airbag, consult a mechanic to locate the airbag module.
  3. No CAN/ABS Scanner:
    • If you lack a CAN/ABS compatible scanner, follow alternative steps for diagnosis without CONSULT-III.

For additional assistance or specific queries, consult a professional mechanic.

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