Q: What is the Personal Safety System?

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What is the Personal Safety System?

Your car is equipped with what’s called a Personal Safety System™ (PSS). It’s a combined system consisting of a number of important safety features and elements in the car. By combining the functionality of different sensors and other equipment, the system is able to measure how severe an impact is, deploy air bags, activate head restraints and more. Here’s what you need to know about the makeup of the PSS:

  • Driver and passenger front air bags

  • Driver and passenger front seat belts and seat belt retractors

  • Seat belt usage sensors

  • Driver front seat position sensor

  • Passenger front air bag Active/OFF light

  • Front crash sensor (severity)

  • Restraints control module

  • Warning light for the seat belts

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