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Relying on the airbags alone could lead to more
severe injuries in a collision. The airbags work
with your seat belt to restrain you properly. In
some collisions the airbags won’t deploy at all.
Always wear your seat belts even though you have
Being too close to the steering wheel or instrument
panel during front airbag deployment could cause
serious injury. Airbags need room to inflate. Sit
back, comfortably extending your arms to reach
the steering wheel or instrument panel.
If the vehicle has Head/Thorax airbags, they also
need room to inflate. Do not lean against the door.
Sit upright in the center of the seat.
The front airbag system consists of the following:
Occupant Restraint Controller
Side Remote Acceleration Sensors (If Equipped)
Airbag Warning Light
Front Seat Mounted Head/Thorax Airbags (if
Steering Wheel and Column
Driver and Front Passenger Knee Impact Blockers
Front Acceleration Sensors
Driver and Front Passenger Seat Belt Pretensioners
Passenger Airbag Disable (PAD) Indicator Light
94 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE