Components in the SIPS airbag system

Components in the SIPS airbag system  - General information - Side impact protection (SIPS) airbags - Safety - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

This SIPS airbag system consists of a gas generator, the side airbag modules built into the outboard sides of both front seat backrests, and electronic sensors/wiring.

WARNING WARNING

  • The SIPS airbag system is a supplement to the structural Side Impact Protection System and the three-point seat belt system. It is not designed to deploy during collisions from the front or rear of the vehicle or in rollover situations.
  • The use of seat covers on the front seats may impede SIPS airbag deployment.
  • No objects, accessory equipment or stickers may be placed on, attached to or installed near the SIPS airbag system or in the area affected by SIPS airbag deployment.
  • Never try to open or repair any components of the SIPS airbag system. This should be done only by a trained and qualified Volvo service technician.
  • In order for the SIPS airbag to provide its best protection, both front seat occupants should sit in an upright position with the seat belt properly fastened.
  • Failure to follow these instructions can result in injury to the occupants of the vehicle in the event of an accident.
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