Affected Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Date Published
OCT 01, 2015
NHTSA TSB #
10099272
TSB Document
Summary
"SERVICE BULLETIN - A MANUFACTURING ERROR CAN PRODUCE OVER-PRESSURIZATION OF THE PASSENGER’S (FRONT) AIRBAG INFLATOR DURING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT. IF AN AFFECTED AIRBAG DEPLOYS, THE INCREASED INTERNAL PRESSURE MAY CAUSE THE INFLATOR CASING TO RUPTURE. METAL FRAGMENTS COULD BE PROPELLED UPWARD TOWARD THE WINDSHIELD, OR DOWNWARD TOWARD THE FRONT PASSENGER’S FOOT WELL, POSSIBLY CAUSING AN INJURY TO VEHICLE OCCUPANTS."