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I was rear-ended by a 1994 Volvo 900 series. Both front air bags deployed seriously cracking the windshield of that vehicle. We had been stopped at a light and I had started driving forward when, after a few seconds, I was hit flush into my rear bumper. The Volvo was accelerating at the time. What speed range are the front air bags on the 1994 Volvo 900 series designed to be deployed at? Thanks!

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  • traveler9901 Dec 23, 2008

    Yes, force of impact is critical in air bag deployment but force is partially a factor of speed. I'm curious about what the vehicle's design (specs) speed range is for air bag deployment.

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I suspect it's more the force of the impact that sets them off... there are sensors on the front end.


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