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Q: What are the components of the Personal Safety System™?

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What are the components of the Personal Safety System™?

A: Your car has quite a sophisticated network ...

Your car has quite a sophisticated network of sensors and devices designed to protect the driver and passengers. It’s called the Personal Safety System™, and it’s actually a widespread combination of different things spread throughout the cabin. Each works in concert with the other and communicates with the car’s computer and impact sensors. Here are the primary components:

  • Dual stage air bags for the driver and passenger
  • Front seat belts
  • Front seat belt pretensioners
  • Front seat belt energy management retractors
  • Front seat belt usage sensors
  • Driver seat position sensor
  • Passenger sensing system (front)
  • Front crash sensor (severity)
  • Restraints Control Module (RCM)
  • RCM impact sensors
  • RCM safing sensors
  • Air Bag Light and backup alert
  • air bag, sensor and system wiring
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