Kia Optima: Curtain air bag - Airbag-advanced supplemental restraint system - Safety features of your vehicle - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Owners ManualKia Optima: Curtain air bag

Curtain air bags are located along both sides of the roof rails above the center

Curtain air bags are located along both sides of the roof rails above the center pillar.

They are designed to help protect the heads of the front seat occupants and the rear outboard seat occupants in certain side impact collisions.

The curtain air bags are designed to deploy only during certain side impact collisions, depending on the crash severity, angle, speed and impact. The curtain air bags are not designed to deploy in all side impact situations, collisions from the front or rear of the vehicle or in most rollover situations.

WARNING

Side impact air bag
Your vehicle is equipped with a side impact air bag in each front seat. The purpose of the air bag is to provide the vehicle's driver and/or the front passenger with additional protection ...

Why didn’t my air bag go off in a collision? (Inflation and non-inflation conditions of the air bag)
There are many 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, ...

See also:

Installing a Child Restraint System in the Rear Center Seat
To install a child restraint in the rear center seat, do the following: 1. Place the child-restraint in the desired position. Route the lap/ shoulder belt through the restraint according to the s ...

Checking the Washer Fluid Level
The reservoir is translucent so that you can check the level with a quick visual inspection. Check the fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir and add fluid if necessary. Plain water may be u ...

Photo Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Ignition "ON" 2. Using the scan tool. 3. Emit intensive light toward photo sensor using a lamp, and check the output voltage change. 4. The voltage will rise with higher ...

Copyright © www.kiopman.com 2022