2005 GMC Savana Owners Manual PDF | Page 79

Adding Equipment to Your
Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
Q: Is there anything I might add to the front of
the vehicle that could keep the airbags from
working properly?
A: Yes. If you add things that change your vehicle?s
frame, bumper system, front end sheet metal or
height, they may keep the airbag system from
working properly. Also, the airbag system may not
work properly if you relocate any of the airbag
sensors. If you have any questions about this,
you should contact Customer Assistance before
you modify your vehicle. The phone numbers
and addresses for Customer Assistance are in
Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure
on page 7-2.
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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Summary of Content

Adding Equipment to YourAirbag-Equipped VehicleQ: Is there anything I might add to the front ofthe vehicle that could keep the airbags fromworking properly?A: Yes. If you add things that change your vehiclesframe, bumper system, front end sheet metal orheight, they may keep the airbag system fromworking properly. Also, the airbag system may notwork properly if you relocate any of the airbagsensors. If you have any questions about this,you should contact Customer Assistance beforeyou modify your vehicle. The phone numbersand addresses for Customer Assistance are inStep Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedureon page 7-2.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.)1-73