1.16. Inflatable safety cushions

The car is equipped with additional system of passive safety (inflatable safety cushions) of SRS. Existence of this system can be determined by existence of the inscription "SRS AIR BAG" of the safety cushion which is available on a cover in a steering wheel and on an overlay of the panel from the forward passenger over a ware box. The SRS system consists of the safety cushions installed under slips in the middle of a steering wheel and in the panel from the forward passenger over a ware box. A problem of additional system of passive safety of SRS is ensuring additional safety of the driver and / or forward passenger in addition to system of seat belts at frontal blows of average or big force.

Arrangement of a safety cushion of the driver

Prevention

Surely study information on the SRS system on the labels located on a reverse side of a sun-protection peak from the driver and in a ware box.
As specifies the name of the SRS system, this system is developed in addition and for work together with three-point seat belts of the driver and forward passenger and is not replacement for them. Therefore, being in the car, you have to be always fastened by seat belts. Moreover, safety cushions work only at very strong blows when the blow comes at an angle 30 ° from a longitudinal axis of the car and will not work at side and back blows or at a car turning on a roof. Besides, safety cushions work only once. Therefore it is necessary to be fastened by seat belts always.
The driver has to lean back on a seatback as it is possible more deeply, keeping management over the car. If you sit too close to a safety cushion, at its disclosure it can cause serious injuries and even death.
On or near a safety cushion in a steering wheel, the dashboard and the forward panel over a glove box it is impossible to put any objects because such objects can cause injuries in case of disclosure of a safety cushion at blow.
If the safety cushion worked, it has to be replaced by the official dealer of Hyundai.
o do not try to repair or separate wires of the SRS system or other its components. It can lead to the injuries caused by casual operation of safety cushions or removal from a SRS system system.
Do not install a children's security system on the place of the forward passenger. In case of accident and disclosure of a safety cushion children can suffer serious injuries.
Do not allow children to go by forward passenger sitting. If the senior children can already go by forward sitting, be convinced that they are appropriately fastened and that sitting is removed back as it is possible further.
For ensuring the maximum protection at all types of collisions, all passengers, including the driver have to be always fastened by seat belts irrespective of existence of a safety cushion on this sitting to minimize risk of getting injured in case of the road accident. You do not bend too close to a safety cushion when the car moves.
For ensuring protection at collision, filling of safety cushions with SRS gas happens to big force. If the passenger do not fasten a seat belt, the inflatable safety cushion can strongly hit it that can serve as the reason of a serious trauma.


Functions and elements of the SRS system

The additional system of passive safety (SRS) includes the following components:

– frontal inflatable safety cushion of the driver assembled;
– frontal inflatable safety cushion of the forward passenger assembled;
– support for knees;
– control lamp of the SRS system;
– SRS electronic control unit.

SRS electronic control unit constantly controls all components of system when the ignition key is in the provision of "ON" (Incl.), and defines whether rather strong there was frontal or near a frontal blow to open safety cushions.

The control lamp of the SRS system in a combination of devices will blink about 6 from later turn of the ignition key in the provision of "ON" (Incl.) or after start of the engine then this lamp has to go out.

Inflatable safety cushions are located in the middle of a steering wheel and in the panel opposite to sitting of the forward passenger over a ware box. When the electronic control unit of SRS defines frontal blow of sufficient force, it automatically opens safety cushions.

Arrangement of the passenger airbag on a front seat

During disclosure of safety cushions, the safety cushion extending at inflation by gas beats out a cover which breaks on a special seam.

Disclosure of a safety cushion of the driver

Completely opened safety cushion in a combination with correctly fastened seat belt slows down the movement of the driver or forward passenger forward, thereby, reducing risk of traumatizing the head and thorax.

The opened safety cushion of the driver
Delay of the movement of the driver forward and decrease in risk of traumatizing head and thorax

After full filling of a safety cushion gas it at once begins to be blown off, opening for the driver the forward review.

The opened safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger

Prevention

At placement in interior of the car of capacity with a liquid air freshener, have no it neither near the dashboard, nor on a surface of an overlay of the dashboard. In case of leak of liquid from capacity with an air freshener and its hit on the dashboard, an overlay of the dashboard or the deflector of system of ventilation, it can damage these details.
At operation of an inflatable safety cushion of SRS sharp loud cotton is heard and a quantity of smoke and dust (powder) is allocated. These phenomena do not constitute danger and are normal. However, dust (powder) produced when filling pillows by gas can lead to irritation of skin. After operation of inflatable safety cushions, surely wash up a face and hands with soap and warm water.
The SRS system works only when the ignition key is in the provision of "ON" (Incl.). If the control lamp of SRS does not light up or burns constantly after a blinking approximately during 6 from later turn of the ignition key in the provision of "ON" (Incl.), after start of the engine, or lights up during the movement of the car, it indicates malfunction of the SRS system. Immediately address your official dealer of HYUNDAI for check of the SRS system.
Before replacement of a safety lock or a detachment of a wire from the negative plug of the rechargeable battery, turn the ignition key in the provision of "LOCK" (Blocking) or take out a key from the ignition lock. Do not remove or do not replace the safety locks relating to the SRS system when the ignition key is in the provision of "ON" (Incl). Non-compliance with this precautionary measure will lead to the fact that the control lamp of SRS will light up.


Side safety cushion

The side safety cushion is located sideways in backs of front seats. Purpose of this safety cushion – to provide additional protection of the driver and / or forward passenger besides protection of seat belts. Such safety cushions reveal only at some side blows, depending on their force, a corner, speed and the place. Side safety cushions reveal not at all side blows.

The opened side safety cushion
Arrangement of sensors of blow of side safety cushions

Prevention

For the best protection by a side safety cushion and in order to avoid injuries, the people sitting in front have to sit directly with correctly fastened seat belt. Hands of the driver have to lie on a steering wheel in the provision 9:00 and 15:00 of hours. Hands of the passenger have to lie on a lap.
It is not necessary to use additional covers for seats as it can lower or nullify system effectiveness.
Do not establish accessories on or near a side safety cushion.
Do not apply excessive force to a side part of a seat.
Do not put any objects on or between you and a safety cushion.
Do not put any objects (for example, an umbrella or a bag) between a forward door and a seat. Such objects can be dangerous and can cause injuries if the side safety cushion works.
In order to avoid unforeseen operation of a side safety cushion which can lead to a trauma avoid blow of the sensor of a side safety cushion at the included ignition.


Maintenance of additional system of inflatable safety cushions of SRS

The additional system of passive safety of SRS is unattended and has no components and details which service you can make safely by own efforts. Additional system of passive safety of SRS in general, it is necessary to check at the official dealer of HYUNDAI every 10 years from the moment of production of the car.

Any works on maintenance of additional system of passive safety of SRS (inflatable safety cushions) or the details located near it, have to be carried out only by the official dealer of HYUNDAI. Do not allow anybody, except the official dealer of HYUNDAI, to carry out maintenance, an inspection or repair of any components and an electrical wiring of additional system of passive safety of SRS, and also to influence these components or to remove them.
Prevention

Never establish on the sitting of the forward passenger equipped with a safety cushion in which child seat the child settles down a back in the direction of the car.
Modification of components or electrical wiring of additional system of passive safety of SRS, including gluing of stickers on covers of overlays of safety cushions, can adversely affect work of the SRS system and can lead to severe injuries.
For cleaning of covers of overlays of safety cushions it is necessary to use only soft dry fabric or fabric which is slightly moistened with clear water. The washing solutions or cleaners can adversely influence covers of overlays of safety cushions and their correct operation.
Do not put any objects on or about modules of safety cushions on a steering wheel, the dashboard and the panel opposite to sitting of the forward passenger over a ware box as they can interfere with the correct operation of an inflatable safety cushion and can serve as the traumatizing reason, being thrown out in salon when filling an inflatable safety cushion with a big force.
The additional system of passive safety of SRS is calculated on single application. After operation inflatable pillows cannot be used again. They should be replaced urgently, and all system of inflatable pillows has to be checked by the official dealer of HYUNDAI.
Can lead any works with conducting of the SRS system or its detachment, and also with other units of the SRS system to sudden filling of inflatable pillows, or to violation of operability of inflatable pillows that, eventually, can lead to serious injuries.
If your car was filled in with water higher than the level of a floor, do not try to start the engine; tow off the car to the official dealer of HYUNDAI.