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What Are the Common Causes of Airbag Failure?

What Are the Common Causes of Airbag Failure?

Airbag repair is usually not the first service you think of when it comes to automotive repairs. However, if you get into an accident and any of your airbags are deployed, they will need to be swapped out. Furthermore, the sensors will need to be reset.   You can also encounter airbag issues, even if you've never had to deploy your airbags before. Your vehicle will tell you by illuminating or flashing the airbag warning light on your dashboard or computer display. When this light is lit up, it usually means your airbags are deactivated. So if the light is on and you get in a collision, the airbags will not release.   Though airbags are rarely used, you never know what can happen on your next commute. An inactive airbag is a severe issue that you will want to correct soon for everyone's safety. Various reasons can explain why your airbags are failing:   Depleted Airbag Backup Battery If your vehicle's battery is dead, it may have also depleted the backu ... read more