Constant Monitoring

The following components of the air bag systems are monitored by a diagnostic system:

Crash sensors, and diagnostic module (SAS unit)
Front air bag sensors
  Air bag modules
Side crash sensors
Air bag/Front seat belt pretensioner system warning light
Front seat belt pretensioners
Related wiring

(With Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System)

Front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light
Driver seat slide position sensor
Front passenger seat weight sensors
Front passenger seat weight sensor control module
  Front passenger seat belt buckle switches

The diagnostic module continuously monitors the system's readiness. This begins when the ignition is switched ON and continues while the vehicle is being driven.

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