Honda Accord: Side Curtain Airbags - Airbags - Safe Driving - Honda Accord 2013-2020 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Side Curtain Airbags

The side curtain airbags help protect the heads of the driver and passengers in outer seating positions during a moderate-to-severe side impact. The side curtain airbags equipped in this vehicle are also designed to help reduce the likelihood of partial and complete ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in crashes, particularly rollover crashes.

• Housing Locations

The side curtain airbags are located in the

The side curtain airbags are located in the ceiling above the side windows on both sides of the vehicle.

• Operation

The side curtain airbag is designed to deploy

The side curtain airbag is designed to deploy in a rollover or a moderate-to-severe side impact.

If the SRS control unit senses that your vehicle is about to rollover, it immediately deploys both side curtain airbags and activates both front seat belt tensioners.

If the impact is on the passenger’s side, the passenger’s side curtain airbag will inflate even if there are no occupants on that side of the vehicle.

To get the best protection from the side curtain airbags, occupants should wear their seat belts properly and sit upright and well back in their seats.

Do not attach any objects to the side windows or roof pillars as they can interfere with the proper operation of the side curtain airbags.

• When side curtain airbags deploy in a frontal collision

One or both side curtain airbags may inflate in a moderate-to-severe angled frontal collision.

In this case, the side curtain airbags will deploy slightly after the front airbags.

    Side Airbags
    The side airbags help protect the upper torso of the driver or a front passenger during a moderate-to-severe side impact. • Housing Locations The side airbags are housed in the outside edg ...

    Airbag System Indicators
    If a problem occurs in the airbag system, the SRS indicator will come on and a message appears on the multi-information display*. • SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) Indicator • When the i ...

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