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For a couple of 2013 pickups - Ford F150 and Dodge RAM 1500 -
1. Where are the airbag/impact sensors located? Are there diagrams available online?
2. Assuming an EDR is triggered by a near-deployment event, if the vehicle were then driven twice, each trip about 200-300 feet, would the event data be lost?
3. At >60 mph, if one of these trucks just clipped a non-stationary object like a deer, displacing the headlight and denting the side, would it
- Definitely trigger an EDR recording?
- Definitely not trigger an EDR recording?
- Possibly trigger, possibly not trigger a recording?
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1. Locations for airbags and airbag system sensors as well as the ACM can be identified in a dealer/factory service manual.
2. There is no such thing as a "near-deployment." For an unlocked event, the distance a car is driven after an unlocked event might be recorded is irrelevant to whether or not it might be overwritten by a subsequent event.
"- Definitely trigger an EDR recording?" No
"- Definitely not trigger an EDR recording?" No
"- Possibly trigger, possibly not trigger a recording?" Yes
- Rusty Haight
Collision Safety Institute
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