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Q: How does the driver’s seat position sensor work?

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How does the driver’s seat position sensor work?

The Driver’s Seat Position sensor helps keep the driver safe in the event of a crash. The sensor will adapt the airbag deployment to meet the needs of the driver. To understand the Driver’s Seat Position sensor.

  1. The Driver’s Seat Position sensor is within the driver’s seat.

  2. It senses the position of the seat.

  3. It determines how fast and far the airbag needs to deploy in order to keep the driver safe.

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