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Restraint Systems > Repairs and Inspections Required After a Collision > System Information > Service and Repair > Air Bag System

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Repairs and Inspections Required After a Collision: Service and Repair
Air Bag System

REPAIRS AND INSPECTIONS REQUIRED AFTER A COLLISION

ACCIDENT WITH OR WITHOUT AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT - COMPONENT INSPECTIONS

CAUTION:  Proper operation of the SIR sensing system requires that any repairs to the vehicle structure return the vehicle structure to the
original production configuration. Not properly repairing the vehicle structure could cause non-deployment in a collision or deployment for
conditions less severe than intended.

After any collision, inspect the following components as indicated. If you detect any damage, replace the component. If you detect any damage to the
mounting points or mounting hardware, repair or replace the mounting points and mounting hardware as needed.
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Steering column-Perform the steering column accident damage checking procedures. Refer to Steering Column Accident Damage Inspection in
Steering Wheel and Column.

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I/P Knee Bolsters and Mounting Points-Inspect the knee bolsters for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of damage.

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I/P brackets, braces, etc.-Inspect for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of damage.

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Seat Belts-Perform the seat belt operational and functional checks. Refer to Operational and Functional Checks in Seat Belts.

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Seats and Seat Mounting Points-Inspect for bending, twisting, buckling, or any other type of damage.

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