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air bag restraint systemclick to hear

Automatic safety device containing air bags that, in the event of impact, instantly come between the occupants and the dashboard.
air bag restraint system air bag safing sensor primary crash sensor electrical cable

air bag click to hear

Flexible envelope encased in the dashboard, the steering wheel or the doors, which inflates with pressurized gas when it receives the signal from the safing sensor.

safing sensor click to hear

Device that receives the signal from the primary sensor and deploys the air bags. It has safeguards against deploying accidentally.

primary crash sensor click to hear

Device located at the front of the vehicle, which, in the event of collision, transmits the pulse it receives to the safing sensor.

electrical cable click to hear

Cable connecting the safing sensor, which causes the air bags to deploy.