So the other day I was backing out of a gas station parking lot and my airbag went off. Crazy stuff when not expecting it. I took pictures of the damage to my arm and the car. I don’t really care about the bruises and arm pain, what I don’t want to do is spend $1200 to replace the air bag. First because I think it’s ridiculous it went off without accident and I have to fork out $1200 because of that, second I’m not going to lie I have a little fear of driving the car with another air bag in it.
If that air bag had went off while I was on the highway I would have been dead. Simply no way to be able to react in time not to crash at full impact.
So I’m wondering what my options are here. It’s a 2006 Lincoln Navigator that I have owned since 2008. Any thoughts? Also once it goes off, there isn’t air left to deploy again right? Last thing I want is it to blow with no bag.