Subaru Forester: Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag and SRS 
curtain airbag will basically not deploy. - SUBARU advanced frontal airbag system - SRS airbag (Supplemental Restraint System airbag) - Seat, seatbelt and SRS airbags - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Examples of the types of accidents in which the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag will basically not deploy.

1) The vehicle is involved in frontal collision

1) The vehicle is involved in frontal collision with another vehicle (moving or stationary).

2) The vehicle is struck from behind.

The SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag are basically not designed to deploy if the vehicle is involved in a frontal collision or is struck from behind. Examples of such accidents are illustrated.

1) First impact

1) First impact
2) Second impact
A) SRS curtain airbag
B) SRS side airbag

In an accident where the vehicle is struck from the side more than once, the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag deploy only once on the first impact.

Example: In the case of a double side impact collision, first with one vehicle and immediately followed by another from the same direction, once the SRS side airbag and SRS curtain airbag are activated on the first impact, they will not be activated on the second.

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