When a driver is in a car equipped with an airbag but is not wearing a seatbelt he or she will most likely strike the when the airbag deploys?

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my airbags have been deployed and my seat belts are locked.What should I do

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Will airbags deploy when the car is off?

If the car is off and no one hits you the airbag should not deploy. If you are driving and stopped at a traffic light and someone hits you, the airbag could possibly deploy depending on the impact of the accident.

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Should children in a car let the driver go where she or he wants?

Yes; children should not tell the driver where she should go. Do not tell the driver to go to school if he or she wants to go to a grocery store. Also, do not tell a driver how he or she should go by telling them what roads to take.

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Is there any issues with an airbag not deploying on a 2000 Mazda Protege?

You would need to be more specific because an airbag will not go off in every vehicle collision, there are enabling criteria that prevent that from happening if the airbag is not needed (i.e. like a minor fender bender) Some other information needed would be as follows: Approxamate MPH: Location ...

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In a vehicle equipped with an airbag how much space between drivers chest and steering wheel?

All drivers need to be properly belted and sit as far from the air bag as possible to allow the air bag to deploy. Short drivers should move the driver's seat rearward to allow space between the driver's chest and the steering wheel, and the seat back should be tilted back slightly. There is no p...

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Is the driver responsible for everyone not wearing a seatbelt in the car reguardless of age?

In the UK the driver is responsible if the person is under 13 years of age.

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Which age group is most likely to not wear a seatbelt?

Adults aged 18-34 are less likely to wear seat belts than those 35 or older.Men are 10% less likely to wear seat belts than women.In 2011, 58% of teen drivers killed in crashes were not wearing a seat belt.Teens have the lowest seat belt use of any other age group.

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Will the airbag deploy if the airbag light is on even by malfunction or does it mean the airbag is just not connected?

It depends on the make and year of the vehicle. Some manufacturers develop systems that will shut down the airbag if a fault is found, some will just shut down a part of the system (say one airbag in a multiple airbag system), some will not shut anything down but just alert you that there is a pr...

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Are there statistics on passengers dying or getting hurt when driver not wearing seat belt?

yes , ask george jenkins

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If you must drive with a child in the front seat and the car is equiped with an airbag?

You need to disable the passenger side airbag.

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Will a car still be drivable after the airbag deploys?

you cannot drive the car if the airbag is deployed, its pretty expensive to have them fixed

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Is a car totaled when the airbag deploys?

It is often said that a deployed airbag means a vehicle is totaled, which is not always true.The cost of replacing the airbag and the physical damage to the front end exceeds the total actual cash value of the vehicle.His insurance company totals his vehicle out because it is not worth fixing.

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Why is it important to wear a seat belt even if a car has an airbag?

seat belts are designed to snap in the event of an accident at 40-mph. Most accidents do not happen at 40-mph because you slam on the brakes. A set belt would protect you from flying forward after slamming on the brakes or incase the air bag is not working.

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Is it better to wear a seatbelt or not?

Among drivers and front-seat passengers, seat belts reduce the risk of death by 45%, and cut the risk of serious injury by 50%.Seat belts prevent drivers and passengers from being ejected during a crash.People not wearing a seat belt are 30 times more likely to be ejected from a vehicle during a ...

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What kind of injuries could a driver get in a crash with no airbag or seat belt?

They can be thrown out of the automobile, they can also sustain brain, internal, chest, abdominal, and heart injuries as well as facial fractures.

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A technician is troubleshooting a driver complaint on an engine in a piece of equipment what should he do first?

Verify the complaint while the driver is present, and if possible replicate it.

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If the seat belts released and air bags did not deploy on impact would you have grounds not only to sue the driver but also the manufacturer of the vehicle?

You must be an American retard ? Airbags deploys only if it's needed ! If the vehicle's involved goe's too slow it would not deploy .

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Why is it important to wear a safety belt or seat belt even if your vehicle has an airbag?

If you fail to connect your safety belt and the air bag is deployed as the result of an accident , the air bag could hurt you if not kill you.

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It is safe for a driver to rely on the airbag deployment alone to protect him against serious injury and therefore does not have to wear his seat belt?

Absolutely not! Airbags are only a supplemental restraint system and are intended to be used in conjunction with a seat belt. Relying on an airbag alone may cause massive injury or have fatal results.The most important factor in not having an accident is yourself, the driver. If you are a reckles...

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Can you replace only the seat belts on a 2000 Hyundai Elantra after a crash with air bag deployment?

I suspect from your question that your seat belt has a tensioning system that interacts with the air bag system. And I also suspect that where you live there is a safety inspection of sorts. Well anyway the answer is probably yes. I have seen where a vehicle can pass a safety inspection with the ...

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Once a teen driver with a permit gets a license in Texas can he or she still drive with an insured parent in the front seat without being on parents' insurance?

No.Added: Once they receive it they are then a fully licensed driver and legally responsible for their own actions behind the wheel. Insurance companies require that they be added to their parents policy (or get their own).

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What percentage of drivers killed in car collisions were not wearing seat belts?

In states where rear seat belt was required, 85% of adult backseat passengers buckled up.Fifty-five percent of those killed in passenger vehicle occupant crashes in 2008 were not wearing a seat belt.Sixty-four percent of those killed during the night were unrestrained, compared to 45% during the ...

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Are people less likely to be in an accident if they are wearing a seat belt?

Now if you had your seat belt on this would not have happened because you would not be able to get into the rear seat and you would've known it so you probably wouldn't have tried to.However now you are trapped upside down inside a burning vehicle.I'm sorry what was I talking about again?Answer 2...

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Why when i had a front end collision with another vehicle my air bags did not deploy?

Most air bags will not deploy at less than 10 miles per hourthe other posibillity is that there was a fault in the air bag system.

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What is wrong when the cars engine is racing but will not move when drive or reverse is selected?

First check your fluid level(refer to owners manual for exact procedure). If it is not low, then you have a bad transmission.

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Does anyone remember seeing a movie about a couple who has car accident and she goes through the windshield. He is an architect. He thinks she dies but finds her years later.?

The Promise with Steven Collins & Kathleen Quenlin

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Your car was totaled when you struck a utility pole and the air bag did not deploy?

sensors were bad . told that after rear-ending a suv. some life saver huh?

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When replacing a seat belt on a car with air bags does the new seat belt have to have air bag sensors Or can you use a universal seat belt?

Wish I could answer this question! My curtain airbags deployed when they shouldn't have, without an accident or neollover condition and presuming at the same time the passenger belt retracted so hard and so much that it broke the belt housing on top of the seatback and even poped off the the buck...

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Is it illegal not to wear a seatbelt in the back of a car?

Essentially, if your vehicle has seat belts you legally have to wear them.The law changed in 1989, making it a legal requirement for children travelling in the back of cars to wear seat belts, followed by another rule change in 1991 which dictated adult passengers must also wear seat belts in the...

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Does the driver get fined if passenger not wearing a seatbelt?

Remember, the driver is responsible for children aged up to 14 and you could be fined for each child passenger without a belt.Those over 14 are responsible for their own actions - so if you're caught not wearing a belt as a passenger, you could be hit with a £100 fine.

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Is a car considered totaled if the airbags deploy?

It is often said that a deployed airbag means a vehicle is totaled, which is not always true.The cost of replacing the airbag and the physical damage to the front end exceeds the total actual cash value of the vehicle.His insurance company totals his vehicle out because it is not worth fixing.

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Why is unleaded gasoline used in most cars but diesel fuel is used in larger equipment?

The reason diesel is used in a lot of larger equipment is because diesel engines get better gas milage, and have more torqe or towing power. Its not used in smaller cars because they are very loud and the exhaust is a lot more harmful to the enviroment.

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Your car is equipped with four seatbelts what if you have five people in your car?

You can have the fifth sit on someone's lap if they're a child otherwise I'm not sure.

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Can a person get arrested if he or she don't pay for the car loan?

When you get a loan you sign a legal document that states that you will make the arranged payments on time. There is usually a clause that states when payments are deemed late and how many payments can be missed before the loan is considered "default" and they own the vehicle, outright. The lende...

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When is it safe for a child to sit in the front seat with an airbag?

I believe that its 12 years of age and/or 42 inches tall.

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If an insured driver with permission from an insured car's owner gets into an accident will the driver or the owner be responsible for payments?

the owner of the car with insurance will be responsible

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When Stopping a car for suspicion of not wearing a seat belt authorized by Texas legislation?

Stopping a vehicle that has broken no law but in only of a suspicion called a warrantless arrest is this not a violation of the 4th amendment. Is this Authorized by Legislation?

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Melvin is an experienced driver He knows that the more pressure he applies to the brake pedal the faster his car will stop?

Braking distance is a function of pressure applied to the brake pedal.

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Should the driver and any one over six years old wear a seat belt when in the front seat?

Yes, the driver and anyone over six years old should wear a seat belt when in the front seat of the car. A child might need a booster seat or might need to ride in the back of the vehicle depending on the seat belt style.

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Nothing funny here....bad clutch disc.

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Can you lower or raise the car height with air bag suspension like you see in all the movies?

Yes, all it takes is $$$$.

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It very well could. Before I condemned it, I would check the wiring from the computer to the injector with a multimeter. Sometimes squirrels and rats love to chew the wiring for some strange reason.

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On a '91 Chevy Cavalier automatic what causes the excessive vibrating when the car is in Drive or Reverse but not when in Park or Neutral?

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Why does the car shake and once turned off when its cold like in the morning or after work but not when it has been running?

The car shakes because your engin has been cold and you sudenly start the car it will shake

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Why would the passenger seat belt in a new Golf 7 deploy in a low speed collision when there was nobody sitting in it and the drivers seat belt didn't?

Faulty air bag actuator is probably the cause, they use an accelerometer to measure rate of deceleration and impact.

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Car sounds like a flat but is not flat?

There's a good chance you have a tyre that is badly out of round. Get it checked by a tyre specialist.

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Who is at fault when the driver admits he was not looking and you backed out of a parking lot and he hits your car?

Unfortunately it's your fault since you're entering the "circle of traffic" whether it's circular or not. Fortunately parking lots are private property and not city streets. You may be able to just take care of your own damages..especially if the other driver admitted fault.

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Is it against the law to hold an eighteen year old in the home if he or she wants to leave?

Unless the 18 year old is legally considered to be of "diminished capacity" they cannot be legally held against their will; unless they have been accused of a crime in which case the legal system may impose whatever restrictions are appropriate for the crime.Otherwise the 18 year old is a legal a...

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This is a murder mystery - Right? This is totally no comprendo. You are missing some or all of the clues and of the critical elements. 1 Is the starter running and nothing happening? Send more info please.Q:I'm having a similar problem with my Hyundai it sounds as if the starter and alternator ar...

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Can you put airbags in a car that origonally didn't come with airbags like a 60's or 70's muscle car?

No they're to old and the car doesn't come with spaces for airbags.

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What car is most likely to be in an accident?

The Toyota Prius has been found to be the car most likely to be involved in an accident, according to Government figures.

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Can an airbag deploy if the ignition is off and the car is hit damaging the side where the side airbag is located?

Check out the resource page on this website for answers to questions like thatHere's a site that will explain everything you need to know about airbag systems, airbag lights and resetting the system. It shows you the location of the components and the procedure for diagnosing and resetting airbag...

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When driving a vehicle equipped with ABS brakes what is the best way to stop in an emergency?

Apply the brakes. Do not 'pump' the brakes ... that's what your dad learned, in the 70's. ABS means that the brakes will automatically apply and release in micro-second bursts (faster than you could ever do it) to prevent the brakes from locking up and to prevent the tires from skidding.All you d...

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Can you insure a car titled to your son Or will it have to be in the parents name He will be listed as principle driver of the car on the parents policy Would this effect an accident claim?

The vehicle must be insured by the person whose name appears on the title. Only the person who holds the title/deed to property has insurable interest in said property, thus they are the only ones who can take out an insurance policy to protect it. If the parents wish to insure the vehicle on the...

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How many people died in 2008 in car accidents from not wearing a seatbelt?

2008The following seat belt statistics have been released by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

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What would cause a car door not to align with the strike?

You need to replace the pins. Although answer 1 is not incorrect, it may not be necessary to make the drastic move of removing and replacing the hinge pins. Usually the reason for replacing hinge pins is excessive wear of the pins, and also usually if the pins are THAT badly worn, so also are one...

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Car will not start with key switch but will start if you cross the selinoid is the key switch bad?

Check the neutral safety switch,it is located on the transmission or on the steering column ,under the dash.

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Will my car fail an MOT with the airbag light on?

So whilst driving a car with possibly faulty airbags is far from ideal, an inoperative airbag light should NOT fail the MOT (refer your MOT garage to VOSA if they think otherwise).This will at least keep your car legal while you investigate and repair the light, and any faults it might indicate.

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An acquaintance has your car and you want it back -- she will not return phone calls or emails and you do not know where she lives --- can you get a repo man to find it?

Sure you can for $$$$ and ALL the correct paperwork.As for your friend having possession of your car and not giving it back. Though it is unethical and very uncool it is not a crime in most states. It's a civil matter and the police cannot do anything about it. Now if the friend cannot prove with...

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Will a car pass inspection with the airbag light on?

Making sure all these work will help you pass an inspection.Lights you do not want on are the check engine light, the airbag light, and the anti-lock braking systems light.You will fail most inspections if they are illuminated.Next, tell your friend to apply the brake and go into reverse gear.

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How much is a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Oregon?

State penalty amounts are all over the map Other states that impose larger fines include Oregon's penalties set at $130, Washington's at $124, and North Carolina at $25.50 plus $135.50 in court costs.Fines and penalties for a seat belt violation can also vary depending on your age and where you ...

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Why is a car crash dangerous to a person not wearing a seat belt?

'cuz you'll fly out the window.and also in some cars if you're not wearing seatbelt occupant protection sistem will not work in minimized crash situations.

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What could be the problem if on a 1996 Honda Accord the engine acts like its not getting enough fuel but only when the car is doing about 40mph at 1800 rpm in 4th gear with an automatic transmission?

To start with, do change your fuel filter right away.If that does not help ,I would scan the computer for codes; I suspect your car does have a lean condition.

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How old should a child be when they sit in the passenger seat of a car with an airbag?

13 years old. Kids 12 and under are MUCH safer riding in the back seat.

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Is there a certain vehicle class or weight where you do not have to wear a seat belt?

Two-wheeled and three-wheeled vehicles. That's pretty much it.

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What is the minimum speed for airbags to deploy in a 1998 ford expedition?

The force of the collision has to be great enough

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What is good country music for partying and or riding in a truck Or songs like She country etc etc?

Jason Aldean - She's Country is a good country music for partying and or riding in a truck.

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How old do you have to be to not wear a seatbelt in the back seat?

Florida Seat Belt Laws This is for all riders that are 6 years of age or older in the front seat and between the ages of 6 – 17 in the back seat.

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What happens when you are in an accident and the other person has no licence or insurance but the vehicle he was driving has insurance?

Auto insurance follows the vehicle primarily, not the person. The problem is going to be that I will guaranty that the person is not listed as a driver on the insurance policy for the car he was in. Most likely, the company will pay your claim with no problem as long as you don't appear to be loo...

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If you are involved in a crash it will most likely happen when?

usually when you first begin driving around 16-18 years of age. another high risk of of an accident would be on a wet, rainy, dark night.

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What is wrong with a car radio when it will not cut off when the car is off?

If it has recently been wired in it has probibly not been wired in correctly. There are normally two power points for a car radio, one constant and another that works only when the ignition is on. By the sounds of it, it is wired into the constant power source, hence not switching off with the ig...

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My car will not go in reverse or in drive what's wrong with it?

I got VW sharan 2007 Auto Diesel cannot drive in Reverse while car cold after driveing hlf a Mile forward it fineplease help its been like this over a year

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A vacuum leak (Brake booster).

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How do i fix a celica where drivers window works fine but other three windows will not roll down and has no motor sound and the indicator light on the window button is not lit but drivers button is?

you need to replace the window master switch

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Where is the airbag module located in most cars?

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Why will your truck start in dry weather but not when it is moist weather?

it won't because there is too much moisture making your engine become clogged. Also in the winter it may start to freeze. Why would you wish to know this fact?I have a truck that did the same thing, would not start if it rained or any moisture, but if it was dry it would start everytime. I change...

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Will carmax buy a car that is not that is not running but is in good shape otherwise?

Yes, but expect to get a wholesale offer based on the vehicle's condition - a vehicle that does not run will not be offered anywhere near as much as a similar vehicle that will.

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A person in a head-on car collision who is not wearing a seat belt continues to move forward at the original speed of the car because of?

Inertia=An object in motion tends to stay in motion until it is acted upon by an outside force

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Most likely planes because they need faster larger ones that can go to space and back. Fighter jets like the new F-35 has vertical takeoff even the F-22 is advanced. next would be computers that don't crash as often better wear and tear and stuff like that. Phones and cars last because phones now...

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Why would my car run with 2 plugs out but will not run with all 4 plugs in?

When the plugs are in there is air being compressed on all cylinders and two are not working to help out. If you have 2 cylinders down check the coils see if you have a model that has 2 cylinder controlled off one coil, follow the wires, see if they go to the dead cylinders, if so try changing th...

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Will a car pass inspecion in Louisiana if the driver's window does not work?

Yes, they do not check the operation of the windows.

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Seat belts are extremely important, as they protect you in the case of a crash, so you don't lurch forward, etc. and injure yourself. Every passenger is required to wear a seat belt by law.

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If the air flow is weak, the problem could be in your switch, blower motor resistor, blower motor, or cabin air filter - the details of your problem are very vague, and it makes it difficult to try diagnosing it from afar. If the air isn't cold, there are a multitude of possible reasons why - not...

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i like to see my man face from a side

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your car could have been hit by a freight train in the rear and the airbags would not deploy unless, of course, you hit something in the front after the rear end collision had already occurred. the sensors are in the front and are designed to deploy the srs units if the occupants are in danger of...

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Can the used car dealership or the auto manufacturer be held liable if the driver's side air bag failed to deploy when you rear ended another vehicle and you suffered injury?

If you can prove that they knew or that it was worked on by inexpereienced or unqualified people or that it was deliberately not repaired properly, perhaps.

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What happens when my insured car is in an accident which isn't my fault but I find out at the scene the driver the person driving my car has either an expired or suspected license?

You go and hire an attorney and ask him for legal advice.

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Defective blower motor, blown fuse, or a defective Blower Motor Resistor Pack.

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Yes but he much prefers to ride your mother. That is the noises you've been hearing at night right?

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Why does a 92 Saturn SC2 stutters in gear when idling but not when moving or in park and neutral?

tune-up time...read up on basic diagnosis and engine tuning in a manual... also, try a can of injector cleaner in the tank, and listen for hissing vacuum leaks while the engine is running(under the hood)/// read up on all of this... everyone should have a manual for their vehicle, and the library...

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Is there a GPS device that will verbally warn the driver that he is going over the speed limit?

yes there are GPS devices that "alarm" when the speed limit is exceeded.GArmin builds several models, some of the Garmin ones come as OEM Dodge and Chrysler products.

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Will a car battery recharge if the car is on but not moving?

yes the engine runs the charger/alternator as long as the engine is running the battery should be chargeing

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I think my male fiance is cheatingwith the lady he goes to church with because its certain things she not suppose to do by her being a child of godsomebody help me out or am i trippin?

I think my male fiance is cheating on me with the lady he goes to church with because its certain things she don't suppose to do by her being a child of god,my fiance told me that she cant allow men in her house unless a women there or ride men in her car,now two days ago she pick him up to go pi...

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What is wrong when a 1996 Saturn SC1 will turn over but not start?

check for fuel pressure/ and then check to see it its fireing. no fire could be a coil pack or/ computer. no fuel could be fuel pump or filter or injector pulse.

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What is the chemical product in a car airbag reaction that is the most hazardous?

When the car undergoes a head-on collision, a series of three chemical reactions occur inside the gas generator.These reactions produce gas (N2) to fill the airbag and convert NaN3, a highly toxic substance, to harmless sodium and potassium silicate, a major ingredient of glass (Table 1).

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Your 94 probe gt has new clutch but when you are on a hill car will not goit does not stall but it does not rev up either?

IF your 94 Probe GT has a new clutch, but when you are on a hill the car will not go, it could be the fuel line. This is especially true if it does not stall and does not rev up either.

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Is there a device or equipment that can be used to play an iPod in your car while your driving?

There are several ways to connect your Ipod to a car audio system.The least expensive is an FM transmitter and they can be found on EBay or most electronics stores for a very reasonable price. Connect an Ipod or other music player and they transmit the signal on an FM signal that can be received ...

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Car will start but will not rev when pushing the gas pedal. Will not rev when pulling throttle on the motor. When you put the car in any gear but park it dies but will start right back up. Whats wron.?

Could be a very plugged up fuel filter or catalytic converter.

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