Important SRS precautions

The SRS is designed to work with the safety belt to help protect the driver and right front passenger from certain upper body injuries.

Airbags DO NOT inflate slowly; there is a risk of injury from a deploying airbag.

WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver,


should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver,
should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is provided.

should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. WARNING: When possible, all children 12 years old and under
should be properly restrained in a rear seating position.

(NHTSA) recommends a minimum distance of at least 10 inches WARNING: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) recommends a minimum distance of at least 10 inches (25 cm) between an occupantТs chest and the driver airbag module.

deploying airbag can result in serious arm fractures or other WARNING: Never place your arm over the airbag module as a
deploying airbag can result in serious arm fractures or other injuries.

To properly position yourself away from the airbag:

Х Move your seat to the rear as far as you can while still reaching the pedals comfortably.

Х Recline the seat slightly one or two degrees from the upright position.

WARNING: Do not put anything on or over the airbag module.


Placing objects on or over the airbag inflation area may cause those objects to be propelled by the airbag into your face and torso causing serious injury.

airbag supplemental restraint systems or its fuses. Contact your WARNING: Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the
airbag supplemental restraint systems or its fuses. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

including frame, bumper, front end body structure, tow hooks WARNING: Modifications to the front end of the vehicle,
including frame, bumper, front end body structure, tow hooks and B-pillar surrounding parts may affect the performance of the airbag sensors increasing the risk of injury. Do not modify the front end of the vehicle.

the airbag sensors increasing the risk of injury. WARNING: Additional equipment may affect the performance of
the airbag sensors increasing the risk of injury.

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