The occupant classification system (OCS) may detect a small child on the front edge of the front seat as an adult. If the passenger front air bag deploys in a crash, serious injury or death could occur. Dealers will verify the vehicle's OCS properly classifies a passenger front seat occupant properly and disable the air bags when necessary. Dealers will also reprogram the vehicle's OCS ECU to provide an increased margin for recognition of small children.
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Recalls
Air Bag Sensor May Classify Small Child As an Adult in the Front Passenger Seat
Body, Interior & Misc.,December 21, 2005
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