Intrepid V6-2.7L VIN R (2003)
Impact Sensor: Description and Operation
The Airbag System is a supplemental safety device designed to help protect the driver and passenger from serious injury, caused by a frontal impact of
The Occupant Restraint Controller's (ORC) internal impact sensor provides verification of the direction and severity of an impact. The sensor is
mounted within the ORC.
The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) uses data collected from it's internal accelerometers to discriminate the direction and severity of an impact.
The ORC will activate power stages internal to the module in order to deploy the driver and passenger side airbags once a predetermined threshold has
been exceeded. The ORC is calibrated for a particular vehicle family and uses an advanced software algorithm to discriminate the severity and direction
of any vehicle event.