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Will side airbags deploy on a rear end collision. If you back into a car, will the side airbags deploy?


They are not supposed to deploy.

Honda only car I know at this time,that did have a recall for closing the door too hard and they would deploy,do not remember the model though.

I have read on 2-or 3 occasions (not here) of a VW side bag going off from a pothole.

You folks are making me very glad I don’t own any air-bag equipped cars.

Back about 10 years ago, there was a recall on Jeep Grand Cherokees because the air bags would deploy if you hit a curb at more than 2 or 3 mph. This was a problem for a lot of women.


what car, model, yr?

at least you can put the baby seat in yours!

Yup, fortunately I’m past the baby seat phase.