Activation of the air bag under these conditions can cause personal injury.

Air Bags — Frontal

Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The discharge of static electricity under low humidity conditions can activate the driver side air bag when the driver enters or exits the vehicle and forms an electrical circuit by touching certain areas of the steering wheel.
Dealers will install a ground wire on the driver side air bag.
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Date Announced
OCT 08, 1997
Vehicles Affected
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