Most airbag crash sensors are located in the front of the vehicle. Domestic vehicles typically have between one and three sensors located in the crush zones at the front of the automobile. More »

Airbag sensors are actually small electronic pieces that sense when an accident has taken place. They are designed to respond to circumstances such as increased pressure resulting from a collision and sudden stopping. More »

Although the location of airbag sensors may vary according to the model of the car, most cars have airbag sensors on the dashboard and along the side of the vehicle. When not in use, airbags are deflated, compressed and ... More »

Airbag diagnostic codes go up to 53, and some of the trouble codes are a shorted out airbag circuit, which is 13, and a short in the airbag's crash sensor circuit, which is code 14. When the battery voltage is low in the... More »

The outdoor air temperature sensor on a 2008 Mazda X3 is located beneath the front crash beam behind the front grill. It displays the temperature on a gauge located inside the vehicle. The sensor control temperature and ... More »

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Although the location of airbag sensors may vary according to the model of the car, most cars have airbag sensors on the dashboard and along the side of the vehicle. When not in use, airbags are deflated, compressed and ... More »

A vehicle’s passenger occupancy sensor detects whether a passenger is in the seat and decides whether or not to allow the airbag to deploy in the event of an accident. If the sensor determines a weight on the seat is not... More »