Seat belt pretensioner system and force limiter systemSeat belt pretensioner system and force limiter system  - Seat and seat belts - Mitsubishi ASX Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi ASX

The driver’s seat and front passenger’s seat each have a seat belt equipped with a pretensioner system.

Pretensioner system

When the ignition switch or the operation mode is under the following conditions, if there is a frontal impact or a side impact (vehicles equipped with SRS side airbags and SRS curtain airbags) severe enough to injure the driver and/or front passenger, the pretensioner system will retract their respective seat belts instantaneously, thus maximizing the seat belt’s effectiveness.

[Except for vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]

The ignition switch is in the “ON” or “START” position.

[Vehicles equipped with keyless operation system]

The operation mode is in ON.

• To obtain the best results from your pretensioner seat belt, make sure you WARNING

• To obtain the best results from your pretensioner seat belt, make sure you have adjusted your seat correctly and wear your seat belt properly.

• Installation of audio equipment or repairs in the vicinity of the pretensioner CAUTION

• Installation of audio equipment or repairs in the vicinity of the pretensioner seat belts or floor console must be performed in line with MITSUBISHI MOTORS guidelines. It is important to do so because the work could affect the pretensioner systems.

• If you need to scrap the vehicle, please consult a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

It is important to do so because unexpected activation of the pretensioner seat belts could cause injuries.

• The pretensioner seat belts will be activated if the vehicle suffers a severe NOTE

• The pretensioner seat belts will be activated if the vehicle suffers a severe frontal impact or a severe side impact (vehicles equipped with SRS side airbags and SRS curtain airbags), even if the seat belts are not worn.

• The pretensioner seat belts are designed to work only once. After the pretensioner seat belts have been activated, we recommend you have it replaced by a MITSUBISHI MOTORS Authorized Service Point.

SRS warning

The same warning lamp/display is shared by the SRS airbags and the pretensioner seat belts.

Refer to “SRS warning lamp/display”.

Force limiter system

In the event of a collision, each force limiter system will effectively absorb the load applied to the seat belt to minimize the impact to the passenger.

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