2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual PDF | Page 63

Servicing Your
Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
Airbags affect how your vehicle should be serviced.
There are parts of the airbag system in several places
around your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual
have information about servicing your vehicle and the
airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see
Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-11.
{CAUTION:
For up to 10 seconds after the ignition key is
turned off and the battery is disconnected, an
airbag can still in?ate during improper service.
You can be injured if you are close to an
airbag when it in?ates. Avoid yellow
connectors. They are probably part of the
airbag systems. Be sure to follow proper
service procedures, and make sure the person
performing work for you is quali?ed to do so.
The airbag system does not need regular maintenance.
Restraint System Check
Checking Your Restraint Systems
Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light
and all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors
and anchorages are working properly. Look for any other
loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see
anything that might keep a safety belt system from doing
its job, have it repaired.
Torn or frayed safety belts may not protect you in a
crash. They can rip apart under impact forces. If a belt
is torn or frayed, get a new one right away.
Also look for any opened or broken airbag covers, and
have them repaired or replaced. (The airbag system
does not need regular maintenance.)
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2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual Summary of Content

Servicing YourAirbag-Equipped VehicleAirbags affect how your vehicle should be serviced.There are parts of the airbag system in several placesaround your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manualhave information about servicing your vehicle and theairbag system. To purchase a service manual, seeService Publications Ordering Information on page 7-11.{CAUTION:For up to 10 seconds after the ignition key isturned off and the battery is disconnected, anairbag can still inate during improper service.You can be injured if you are close to anairbag when it inates. Avoid yellowconnectors. They are probably part of theairbag systems. Be sure to follow properservice procedures, and make sure the personperforming work for you is qualied to do so.The airbag system does not need regular maintenance.Restraint System CheckChecking Your Restraint SystemsNow and then, make sure the safety belt reminder lightand all your belts, buckles, latch plates, retractorsand anchorages are working properly. Look for any otherloose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you seeanything that might keep a safety belt system from doingits job, have it repaired.Torn or frayed safety belts may not protect you in acrash. They can rip apart under impact forces. If a beltis torn or frayed, get a new one right away.Also look for any opened or broken airbag covers, andhave them repaired or replaced. (The airbag systemdoes not need regular maintenance.)1-57