Hyundai Elantra: Air Bag - Advanced Supplemental Restraint System / Why Didn't My Air Bag Go Off in a Collision?

There are certain types of accidents in which the air bag would not be expected to provide additional protection. These include rear impacts, second or third collisions in multiple impact accidents, as well as low speed impacts. Damage to the vehicle indicates a collision energy absorption, and is not an indicator of whether or not an air bag should have inflated.

Air bag collision sensors

WARNING

To reduce the risk of an air bag deploying unexpectedly and causing serious injury or death:

Hyundai Elantra. Why Didn't My Air Bag Go Off in a Collision?

1. SRS control module/ Rollover sensor
2. Front impact sensor
3. Side pressure sensor
4. Side impact sensor

Hyundai Elantra. Why Didn't My Air Bag Go Off in a Collision?

Hyundai Elantra. Why Didn't My Air Bag Go Off in a Collision?

Do Not Install a Child Restraint in the Front Passenger's Seat
Even though your vehicle is equipped with the OCS, never install a child restraint in the front passenger's seat. An inflating air bag can forcefully strike a child or child restraint result ...

Air bag inflation conditions
Front air bags Front air bags and the driver’s knee air bag are designed to inflate in a frontal collision depending on the the severity of impact of the front collision. Side and curtain ...

Other information:

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Service Manual: Rear Bumper beam Assembly Repair procedures
Replacement     • Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.     • When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components. • When removing the interior trim pieces, use a ...

Hyundai Elantra AD (2016-2020) Service Manual: Rear Seat Belt Retractor Repair procedures
Replacement     • When installing the belt, make sure not to damage the retractor. 1. Remove the package tray trim. (Refer to Interior Trim - "Package Tray Trim") 2. After loosening the mounting bolt, remove the rear seat belt lower anchor (A). Tightening tor ...

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