Chrysler 2005 PT Cruiser Convertible Automobile User Manual


 
The front airbag system consists of the following:
Airbag Control Module (ACM)
AIRBAG Readiness Light
Driver and Passenger Front Airbag/Inflator Units
Unique Steering Wheel and Column
Unique Instrument Panel
Interconnecting Wiring
Seat Belt Pretensioners
Knee Impact Bolster
The Side Airbag System, on vehicles equipped, consists
of the following:
AIRBAG Readiness Light (shared with the front airbag
system)
Side Airbag in the drivers seat
Side Airbag in the passengers seat
Airbag Control Module (shared with the front airbag
system)
Side impact sensors
Interconnecting Wiring
How The Front Airbag System Works
The airbag control module determines if a frontal
impact is severe enough to require the airbags to
inflate. The control module will not detect, roll over, or
rear collisions. The airbag control module will only
detect side collisions if the vehicle is so equipped with
side airbags.
The airbag control module also monitors the readiness
of the electronic parts of the system whenever the
ignition switch is in the START or ON positions. These
include all of the items listed above except the knee
44 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE