Results for: Airbag

In Seat Belts and Safety Systems

How do you replace airbags?

Answer . \nYou don't! This is a job for an expert, and not a DIY job. Serious injury can occur when dealing with the SRS. Take it to a professional.
In Auto Parts and Repairs

How do you disconnect airbag?

Warning : this answer is given for "most" systems, but may not work with all and could result in a small (and expensive) explosion. It is strongly suggested you get a repair (MORE)
In Auto Parts and Repairs

What are in airbags?

Nothing until they're activated. Then sodium azide is reacted to rapidly produce nitrogen gas, which inflates the bag.
In Seat Belts and Safety Systems

Why do you have airbags?

so that if you crash you land in a cushion of air instead of going out the windscreen and suffering horrible injurys
In Cars & Vehicles

How does an airbag inflate?

A number of different methods are used see wikipedia article "Airbag" for a pretty full account. The most intersting from a chemistry point of view is the original method whic (MORE)
In Seat Belts and Safety Systems

Where is the airbag module?

Under the air bag. First remove air bag and one clip will be holding module into column
In Cars & Vehicles

How does an airbag protect you?

It cushions the impact by putting a big pillow between you & the wheel in case of front end hit in your car (over a certain speed).
In Health

Does a airbag hurt?

Deployment of the airbag can certainly "sting" for a moment, yes. But it deflates in 1/10 of a second. Your call: Would you rather "sting" for a few moments, or end up in a bo (MORE)
In American Cars

What are the risks of airbags?

The safety factor far outweighs any danger they pose. It you sit closer than 10" from the airbag there is a danger to you. If you sit at least 10" back the only danger is poss (MORE)