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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Airbag System Components

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The front, driver’s knee, front passenger’s  
knee, side, and side curtain airbags are  
deployed according to the direction and  
severity of impact. Both side curtain airbags  
are deployed in a rollover. The airbag  
system includes:  
d Two side curtain airbags, one for each  
side of the vehicle. The airbags are stored  
in the ceiling, above the side windows.  
The front and rear pillars are marked  
SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAG.  
h Weight sensors in the front passenger’s  
seat. The sensors are used for occupant  
classification to activate or deactivate the  
front passenger’s airbag.  
i Impact sensors that can detect a  
e An electronic control unit that, when the  
power mode is in ON, continually  
monitors information about the various  
impact sensors, seat and buckle sensors,  
rollover sensor, airbag activators, seat  
belt tensioners, and other vehicle  
moderate-to-severe front or side impact.  
a Two SRS (Supplemental Restraint System)  
front airbags. The driver’s airbag is stored  
in the center of the steering wheel; the  
front passenger’s airbag is stored in the  
dashboard. Both are marked SRS  
AIRBAG.  
j An indicator on the console panel that  
alerts you that the front passenger’s front  
airbag has been turned off.  
information. During a crash event the  
unit can record such information.  
k An indicator on the instrument panel that  
alerts you to a possible problem with your  
airbag system or seat belt tensioners.  
b Two knee airbags. The driver’s knee  
airbag is stored under the steering  
column; the front passenger’s knee  
airbag is stored under the glove box.  
Both are marked SRS AIRBAG.  
f Automatic seat belt tensioners for the  
front seats and outer rear seats. In  
addition, the driver’s and front  
passenger’s seat belt buckles incorporate  
sensors that detect whether or not the  
belts are fastened.  
l A rollover sensor that can detect if your  
vehicle is about to roll over and signal the  
control unit to deploy both side curtain  
airbags.  
c Four side airbags, one for the driver, one  
for the front passenger and two for the  
rear outboard. The airbags are stored in  
the outer edges of the seat-backs. All are  
marked SIDE AIRBAG.  
m Pressure sensors inside each front door  
that control side airbag deployment.  
g Driver’s seat position sensor. This sensor  
detects the driver’s seat slide position to  
help determine the optimal deployment  
of the driver’s airbag.  
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1Important Facts About Your Airbags  
Important Facts About Your Airbags  
Do not attempt to deactivate your airbags. Together,  
airbags and seat belts provide the best protection.  
Airbags can pose serious hazards. To do their job, airbags must inflate with  
tremendous force. So, while airbags help save lives, they can cause burns, bruises,  
and other minor injuries, sometimes even fatal ones if occupants are not wearing  
their seat belts properly and sitting correctly.  
When driving, keep hands and arms out of the  
deployment path of the front airbag by holding each  
side of the steering wheel. Do not cross an arm over  
the airbag cover.  
What you should do: Always wear your seat belt properly and sit upright and as  
far back from the steering wheel as possible while allowing full control of the  
vehicle. A front passenger should move their seat as far back from the dashboard as  
possible.  
Remember, however, that no safety system can prevent all injuries or deaths that  
can occur in a severe crash, even when seat belts are properly worn and the airbags  
deploy.  
Do not place hard or sharp objects between yourself and a front airbag.  
Carrying hard or sharp objects on your lap, or driving with a pipe or other sharp  
object in your mouth, can result in injuries if your front airbag inflates.  
Do not attach or place objects on the front, driver's knee and front  
passenger's knee airbag covers. Objects on the covers marked SRS AIRBAG  
could interfere with the proper operation of the airbags or be propelled inside the  
vehicle and hurt someone if the airbags inflate.  
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