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Old 08-09-2018, 06:12 PM
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Seat belt fires?

I seriously had to read the headline on this post a couple of times... But it sounds like the pre-tensioners are short circuiting or something? Anyone heard about this?
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 07:47 AM
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I read this on my Google feed a few hours before.

Yes it is scary and annoying that these manufacturers can't make things right the first time.
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:38 PM
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Sounds like it's a supplier issue, but still, Ford should have been on top of it...
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:19 PM
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Well, it's like with anything... the manufacturer (in this case Ford) that uses the product from the supplier will just "trust" their specs and testing.

I see it everyday where I work.

I don't know how many times I question something and my superiors always come back and tell me, "It's not your job to critique our supplier's product design." So I don't say anything no more, using the "innocent bystander effect" because I don't want to get involved. Just the way the world works... I blame this on the new generation of "kids" entering the workforce.

Ya know, people die because of this... but wait, it's not my job to point out a dangerous flaw. Oh well...
 
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:08 PM
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I read that Takata...yes, the faulty airbags Takata, is the maker of the part potentially causing the problem...
 
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Old 08-11-2018, 03:41 PM
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Yup, good old Takata for ya...
 
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