Volvo S60 2002 Owner Manual

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2002 Volvo S60 pg. 20 Inflatable Curtain (IC) Volvo Inflatable Curtain (VIC) This system consists of inflatable curtains located along the sides of the roof liners, stretching from the center of both front side windows to the rear edge of the rear side door windows. It is designed to help protect the heads of the occupants of the front seats and the occupant of the outboard rear seating positions in certain side impact collisions. NOTE: IC system deployment occurs only on the side of the vehicle affected by the impact. In certain side impacts, BOTH the Inflatable Curtain (IC) and the Side Impact Airbag System (SIPS-bag) will deploy, whereas, in some cases, ONLY the Inflatable Curtain (IC) will deploy. In cases where BOTH the IC and the SIPS-bag deploy, deployment will occur simultaneously. If the inflatable curtain deploys, it remains inflated for approximately 3 seconds. WARNING! Impact Protection System. It is not designed to deploy during collisions from the front or rear of the car or in most rollover situations. Never try to open or repair any components of the IC system. This should be done only by an authorized Volvo service technician. The inflatable curtains are designed to deploy only during certain side-impact collisions, depending on the crash severity, angle, speed and impact. The inflatable curtains are not designed to deploy in all side impact situations. In order for the IC to provide its best protection, both front seat occupants and both outboard rear seat file:///K|/ownersdocs/2002/2002_S60/02s60_01b.htm (1 of 10)12/30/2006 3:54:58 PM

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