What Is SRS Light?
SRS is short call of Supplemental Restraint System.The SRS Airbag System is designed to supplement the seatbelt system and improve occupant protection in certain type of crushes. Airbags supplement the seat belt and enhance passenger safety in certain types of collision.If SRS waning light stay on your car,it means a problem with the airbags or the components that are part of the SRS system.
SRS Warning System
The SRS system checks the operation of several components in your car such as:
Airbag control unit
Emergency Tensioning Devices
Belt force limiters
Child occupancy sensor in front passenger seat.
These systems and other sensor data are first checked when the driver turns on the ignition. If all these systems check out ok, then the SRS light goes out. The SRS components are also checked frequently when the car is running. If a malfunction is detected the SRS warning lamp or error message is displayed in the instrument cluster.