Now, air bag, ABS (anti lock braking) and other safety equipment have become the standard equipment of most cars. And these indispensable safety equipment also become an important reference factor for consumers to buy cars. But do you know that these safety equipment are also delicate and need careful maintenance.
Airbags have a "shelf life", which should be paid attention to in use
With airbags, of course, the safety factor has been improved, but did you know that airbags also have a shelf life? The maintenance of the airbag is not as intuitive as the appearance maintenance of the car body, so it is easy to be ignored. If the maintenance of the airbag is ignored, the airbag may become an "invisible killer". To this end, the reporter asked professionals to teach you how to maintain the airbag.
Airbags must be used with seat belts to ensure the driving safety of car owners. Car owners should not place perfume bottles and accessories on the front passenger airbags. Once the airbags are opened, these articles will be injured by airbags.
At ordinary times, we should try to avoid high temperature and static electricity, do not let the airbag and sensor in the high temperature and static environment, so as to avoid the wrong opening of the airbag; we should also avoid accidental collision and vibration of the airbag sensor, so as to avoid the sudden deployment of the airbag; we should not change the airbag system and its surrounding layout without authorization, and should not change the airbag system circuit without authorization The front bumper and the front structure of the vehicle; if the vehicle is equipped with side airbags and the side airbags are installed on the seats, do not install seat covers on the seats.
During the normal life cycle of the vehicle, the airbag will not break down. You can go to the 4S store to check the airbag and its accessories after driving every 10000 to 20000 km. However, after ten years of use, the quality of the airbag is difficult to guarantee. It must be thoroughly tested and replaced in time if possible.
If the airbag indicator still flickers or remains on for a long time after 6-8 seconds of vehicle start-up, it means that the airbag is out of order; if the airbag indicator flickers for a long time after 5 seconds during vehicle operation, it also means that the airbag is out of order. This must be checked and handled at the 4S store in time, so that the airbag will not become a "killer".