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The Steps to Resetting and Recalibrating SRS Seatbelts

Posted by Artem Martynyuk on

Seatbelts safeguard people from injuries in the unfortunate case of an accident. During a collision, the airbag computer activates the seatbelt igniter, activating and locking the seatbelts around each person wearing the seatbelt. When a seatbelt becomes locked as a result of an accident, it must be replaced, repaired, and reset in accordance with the OEM guidelines. Before Repairs In the event of an accident, the gas charge ignites, securing the seatbelt. Once actuated, either the seatbelt retractor or the buckle pretensioner will no longer function. Before beginning the repair, all seatbelt components must be examined. All locked and deactivated...

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4 Major Safety Upgrades Your Classic Car Urgently Needs

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Over the last fifty years, automotive safety standards have greatly improved, at least for new cars. But what about your classic? Many classic car owners value originality above all else. This makes them reluctant to make adjustments to preserve their car’s parts. However, it's generally wise to strike a balance between originality and safety, even if you only drive your classic car a few times per year. While keeping your car in mint condition is one priority, your protection from accidents is a greater concern. Here are the four major safety upgrades you should consider installing on your classic car:...

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5 Steps on How to Properly Adjust Your Car Seat Harness

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The federal government claims that many children's car seats are too small, contributing to child fatalities. Unfortunately,  many parents and guardians are oblivious of the dangers of not correctly buckling or unbuckling their child's harness. Consumer reports show that parents and caregivers keep strapping kids into car seats in the wrong way.  Proper harnessing is important because a tight harness protects a child and reduces the risk of a child being thrown from a car seat or hitting something else within the car. The harness evenly distributes the child's solid and boney areas like shoulders and hips. This also keeps...

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Airbag Injuries: What Are the Primary, Common Causes?

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Airbags, specifically frontal airbags, have saved tens of thousands of life since the 1970s when they were first introduced. The specific figure is somewhere around 40,000. While fatal consequences in a car crash can be prevented by those devices, during car incidents it can else end up leading to injuries. Some examples of the possible airbag injuries during a car crash include broken noses and facial lacerations.  During extreme cases, a faulty airbag may end up counterproductive to its purposes of saving a life in the first place. Airbag Injuries: Who's At Risk the Most? In truth, people can fall...

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A Short Guide on How to Fix a Your Sagging Seatbelt

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Seatbelts significantly reduce the risk of injury during car crashes; indeed, most countries have laws requiring that all car passengers use them. As time goes by, however, seatbelt mechanisms wear down and become less functional, and older seatbelts can be less safe than newer ones. A seatbelt that does not retract entirely and fits snugly on your lap is not as effective at restraining your body during collisions.  You will notice this looseness when you put on your seatbelt: newer models will gently pull the belt across your lap, but older ones can barely retract and may fall off your...

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