If this happens, the contact ring wiring could eventually break. The air bag readiness indicator lamp (SRS or airbag) in the instrument cluster will illuminate, and the air bag would not deploy in the event of a frontal impact vehicle collision.

Air Bags — Frontal

Date Announced
JUL 01, 1996
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
The air bag contact ring locking tab located in the steering wheel assembly can break without warning.
Dealers will replace the locking tab with one of a different design.
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