The front airbags and driver’s knee airbag ARE NOT DESIGNED TO DEPLOY when…The front airbags and driver’s knee airbag ARE NOT DESIGNED TO DEPLOY when…  - Deployment of front airbags and driver’s knee airbag - Supplemental restraint system (SRS) - airbag - Seat and seat belts - Mitsubishi Lancer Owner's Manual - Mitsubishi Lancer

The front airbags and driver’s knee airbag are not designed to deploy in conditions where they cannot typically provide protection to the occupant.

Such conditions are shown in the illustration.

1- Rear end collisions

1- Rear end collisions
2- Side collisions
3- Vehicle rolls onto its side or roof

Because the front airbags and driver’s knee airbag do not protect the occupant in all types of collisions, be sure to always properly wear your seat belts.

    See also:

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