McCullough NAPA Auto Care

Air Bag Repair & Replacement

Let’s talk about a part of the vehicle that most car owners wish they never need to use – the air bag system.  Most every modern car comes equipped with an air bag system, also known as a supplementary restraint system (SRS). After use, the air bag will need either repair or replacement. 

In the case of a collision, the air bags will deploy and protect the driver and passengers from further harm. There are a series of sensors throughout most vehicles that detect when it’s time to deploy the airbags.  While maintenance on these sensors are rare and uncommon, if you do see an illuminated “Air Bag” or “SRS” light on your dashboard, don’t hesitate to have it looked at.  There is the chance that the air bag might not deploy on impact.  

Since this is a safety system, it’s important to know that it will work when needed. Regular maintenance checks with our certified technicians will put peace of mind behind your drive. 

Airbags - The Need for Speed

Airbags sometimes seem to be fickle aspects of a vehicle that have a mind of their own. They also have an association of being soft and fluffy in their un-deployed state. When released however, it is a whole different story. Their explosion is engineered to be fast and efficient at...