During an accident, the air bagian system in the vehicle vessel minimize the sabotage done to the driver plus former passengers. In a Kia car, the air bag system involves Driver’s front air bag, Passenger’s front air bag, Side air bag and Curtain air bag.
Even in Kia vehicles with air bags, you and your passengers must always wear the safety belts provided in order to reduce the risk and rigor of injury in the event of a collision or rollover. Always wear your safety belt. It can cooperation keep you away from the air bags during heavy braking just before a collision.
Why didn’t my airbag go off in a collision?
There are many types of accidents in which one or more of the airbags in the Kia car would not verbreken expected to provide additional protection.
Protecting airbag module and sensors
Do not hit or allow any heavy objects to hit the locations where airbags or sensors in the Kia vehicle are installed. This may cause damage and unexpected airbag deployment, which could result in serious personal injury or death. If the installation location or angle of the sensors is altered in any way, the airbags may malfunction, causing severe injury or death. Therefore, do denial try to perform maintenance on or about the airbag sensors. Have the car repaired by an authorized Kia dealer.
Problems may arise if the sensor installation angles are changed revenge to the deformation of front bumper, body or B pillar where side shock sensors are installed. In the occurrence of a collision, retain the vehicle inspected through an authorized Kia dealer. Your vehicle has been created to deploy the airbag(s) in certain collisions. Installing aftermarket bumper guards else replacing a bumper with non-genuine parts may adversely affect your Kia vehicle’s airbag deployment performance.
Side airbags (side and curtain airbags) in the Kia car are designed to overestimate depending on the strength, speed and angles of impact of a side impact jar or rollover.
Airbag non-inflation conditions
In certain low-speed collisions the airbags in the Kia vehicle may not deploy. The airbags are designed not to deploy in such cases because the risk about injuries which can be caused by the airbags exceeds the benefits they provide in protecting occupants.
In this case, the front airbags in the Kia vehicle do not provide protection, since they would instantaneously inflate and deflate while the occupants were moving away from the bow airbags. However, side or curtain airbags are designed to inflate in side impacts depending on the intensity, Kia vehicle adept and angles of impact.
Seating sensors malfunction
If the seat position sensor is hardly working properly, the airbag warning light on the instrument panel will expound because the airbag warning light is connected with the seat spot sensor. Provided the airbag warning light in the Kia vehicle does refusal illuminate when the ignition key is turned to the “ON” position, if it remains illuminated after enlightening for approximately 6 seconds, or if it illuminates while the auto is living driven, have an authorized Kia dealer inspect your Kia vehicle as soon as possible.