Mitsubishi Lancer Owners Manual

Supplemental restraint system (SRS) - airbag
Seat and seat belts / Supplemental restraint system (SRS) - airbag

The information written in this Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) section contains important points concerning the driver, front passenger, drivers knee, side and curtain airbags.

The SRS driver and front passenger airbags are designed to supplement the primary protection of the driver and front passenger side seat belt systems by providing those occupants with protection against head and chest injuries in certain moderate-to-severe frontal collisions.

The SRS driver and front passenger airbags employ a dual stage airbag system. The SRS driver and front passenger airbag is controlled by the impact sensors (at the front of the vehicle) and the control unit (near the centre of the vehicle at floor level).

The SRS drivers knee airbag (if so equipped) is designed to supplement the primary protection of the drivers seat belt system. It can reduce the forward movement of the drivers lower legs and provide increased overall body protection in certain moderateto- severe frontal collisions.

The SRS side airbags (if so equipped) are designed to supplement properly worn seat belts and provide the driver and front passenger with protection against chest and abdomen injuries in certain moderate- to-severe side impact collisions.

The SRS curtain airbags (if so equipped) are designed to supplement properly worn seat belts and provide the driver and passenger with protection against head injuries in certain moderate-to-severe side impact collisions.

The SRS is NOT a substitute for the seat belts; for maximum protection in all types of crashes and accidents, seat belts should ALWAYS be worn by everyone who drives or rides in this vehicle.


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