Functional readiness of the airbag system

When the ignition is switch on, the warning

When the ignition is switch on, the warning lamp in the instrument cluster lights up briefly and thereby indicates the operational readiness of the entire airbag system and the belt tensioner.

Airbag system malfunctioning

  • In radio ready state, the warning lamp does not come on.
  • The warning lamp lights up continuously.

system checked immediately When there is a malfunction, have the airbag system checked immediately

When there is a malfunction, have the airbag system checked immediately; otherwise, there is a risk that the system does not function as expected in the event of an accident despite corresponding severity of the accident.

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