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Submission + - Chrysler recalling over 280k vehicles because airbags may deploy on wrong side (autoblog.com) 1

turbosaab writes: Due to what may turn out to be an elementary software programming error, Chrysler is being forced to recall over 280,000 recently built minivans and cargo vans. A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa). In the event of a crash, the wrong side airbag deploying could leave a vehicle occupant unprotected at the point of impact and at higher risk of injury.
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Chrysler recalling over 280k vehicles because airbags may deploy on wrong side

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  • A recall of some importance.
    Honestly I can see how an error like this happened, the programmer imagined facing the auto,
    while the electronics sees everything from the drivers seat.

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