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Old 12-18-2004, 09:10 PM
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A little off the subjet..... I work in an electrical shop. A F350 came in with some burned wiring. I had the dash out doing repairs,I was putting it back together. I reachined in with may face not more than 3 inches from the steering wheel. Whe I turned the key to cheack to see if things were working. The airbag deployed instantly!! I thought I was dead! I was so close to the wheel that the flap on the center of the wheel smacked me across the face leaving a bloody burn down the center of my face.I couldnt hear anything but ringing.It really sucked bad!What caused the deployment was that the airbag connecter @ the base of the column wasnt marked with the traditional yellow. I got the shift interlock and airback conectors crossed up. soon as key was on boom . It was a simple mistake that almost killed me. Airbags are dangerouse!
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