These sensors are connected to the air bag module with a wiring harness. Breed invented a mechanically-based ball-in-tube component for crash detection, an electromechanical sensor with a steel ball attached to a tube by a magnet that would inflate an airbag in under 30 milliseconds. BB code is On. This could be a poor connection under the seat, but the big problem is that even if you find the problem it still can only be turned off on STAR. My mechanic took things apart, checked all the connections, and isolated each circuit so he could be sure First, Department of Transportation DOT regulations require all cars, beginning with model year , sold in the United States to be equipped with a passive restraint system.

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Go study how these systems work in detail then you can make your own diagnosis.

Archived from the original on 10 July My SRS light was burning and an indie checked and got this reading: Most of these have been children. Archived from the original on 15 October Newer side-impact airbag modules consist of compressed air cylinders that are ignitoin in the event of a side on vehicle impact.

Accidents with explosives are far from unknown and the unaware, untrained and uncaring are most often the ones involved in causing the incident. Between 13 and 74 deaths have been directly attributed to this squlb, depending on how the fatalities are classified. The following description of the manufacturing process is for driver-side air bag module assembly.


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Find More Aifbag by johnhef. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Air bag manufacturers are also developing systems that would eliminate the sodium azide propellant, which is toxic in its undeployed form. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Please assign your manual to a product: Is it possible to damage airbag modules if coffee is spilt? Some circuits in cars these days are signals only, they carry no current at all, this makes them liable to get high resistance giving these codes. You can’t post conmments that contain an email igniton. Manuals and Car Information.

I know they both talk over the CAN bus, but that’s the only connection I can see. They help to properly position occupants to maximize the airbag’s benefits and they help restrain occupants during the initial and any following collisions. In vehicles with side airbags, it is dangerous for occupants to lean against the windows, doors, and pillars, or to place objects between themselves and the side of the vehicle.


Bydeaths related to airbags had declined, with no adult deaths and two sqiub deaths attributed to airbags that year. Since the s, air bag-equipped cars in controlled tests and everyday use have demonstrated the effectiveness and reliability.

Federal legislation makes airbags mandatory”. After a search I found out that this was a known problem and there is an update for it and Mercedes extended the warranty to 10 years to cover it.

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If a violent collision occurs, the disabled airbags will not deploy to protect vehicle occupants. Retrieved 14 November To provide crash protection for occupants not wearing seat belts, United States airbag designs trigger much more forcefully than airbags designed to the international ECE standards used in most other countries.

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