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Old 03-04-2013, 07:50 PM
drocca88 drocca88 is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW X3 35i
The purpose of most car manufacturers is to eliminate the high cost factor when you get into an accident. When no one is in the passenger seat and the sensor is not sensing any weight on it, it will deactivate the passenger air bags. If you do get into a front end collision, only the driver's air bags will deflate. You will only have to replace the front driver's air bags and not both. However, depending on the impact, your insurance may determine if the car gets written off or not. One air bag can say it all. If your car is written off, it won't matter if one or both air bags goes off. Don't worry, it is not a malfunction unless you see the light when someone is sitting in the seat.
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