Explorer Sport 4WD V6-245 4.0L SOHC VIN K SFI (2001)
Air Bag Harness: All Technical Service Bulletins
Restraint System - Air Bag Lamp ON/DTC B1994/B1998
ELECTRICAL - AIRBAG LAMP ILLUMINATED -
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) B1994
1999-2001 EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER
This article supersedes TSB 01-1-10 to update the model years and vehicle line coverage.
Some 1999-2001 Explorer/Mountaineer 4DR and Explorer Sport 2DR vehicles may exhibit an airbag lamp illuminated intermittently with diagnostic
trouble codes (DTC's) B1994 or B1998 stored in memory. This may be due to a high resistance or poor connections in the side air bag (SAB) wiring
harness circuits or restraints control module. This condition may occur on vehicles equipped with, or without, side air bags.
To service, install an overlay harness which incorporates soldered terminals and tin wiring. Refer to the service procedure for direction on which side air
bag kit to order. Installation instructions and illustrations are included in the kit.
FOR VEHICLES WITHOUT THE (SAB), FOURTH DIGIT OF VIN IS "Y" OR "Z"
Install a new Non-SAB wire harness kit 3L2Z-14B455-AB. Refer to the installation instruction sheet included in the kit.
FOR VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH (SAB), FOURTH DIGIT OF VIN IS "C" OR "D"
Install the appropriate harnesses as indicated below. Refer to the installation instruction sheet included in the kit.
1999-2001 4DR Limited Explorer XL2Z-14B455-DB
1999-2001 4DR Explorer (except Limited) and Mountaineer XL2Z-14B455-AC
1999-2000 2DR Explorer XL2Z-14B455-BC
2001 2DR Explorer 1L2Z-14B455-AC
Reference section 501-20A of the appropriate model year Workshop Manual for additional information if needed.