Hyundai Kona: What to expect after an air bag inflates / Do not install a Child Restraint System on the front passenger seat

Never install a Child Restraint System in the front passenger seat, unless the air bag is deactivated

WARNING

NEVER use a rearward facing Child Restraint on a seat protected by an ACTIVE AIRBAG in front of it, DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY to the CHILD can occur.

Noise and smoke from inflating air bag
When the air bags inflate, they make a loud noise and may produce smoke and powder in the air inside of the vehicle. This is normal and is a result of the ignition of the air bag inflator. After the ...

Why didn't my air bag go off in a collision?
There are certain types of accidents in which the air bag would not be expected to provide additional protection. These include rear impacts, second or third collisions in multiple impact accidents, ...

Other information:

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2020 Service Manual: Photo Sensor Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Turn the ignition switch ON. 2. Connect the GDS. 3. Emit intensive light toward the photo sensor using a lamp, and check the output voltage change. ...

Hyundai Kona (OS) 2018-2020 Owners Manual: Seat belt safety precautions
Always fasten your seat belt and make sure all passengers have fastened their seat belts before starting any trip. Air bags are designed to supplement the seat belt as an additional safety device, but they are not a substitute. Most countries require all occupants of a vehicle to wear seat belts. ...

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