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Land Rover Discovery: Supplemental Restraint System Health and Safety Precautions

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / General Information / Supplemental Restraint System Health and Safety Precautions

WARNINGS:

  • Only qualified technicians are allowed to work on pyrotechnic components.
  • INHALED: Exposure to pyrotechnic residue may cause low blood pressure, severe headache, irritation of mucous membranes, fainting, shortness of breath or rapid pulse. Move a victim to fresh air. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • EYE CONTACT: Exposure to unburned pyrotechnic residue may cause irritation, burning and etching of the eyes. Flush immediately with plenty of cold running water for at least 15 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • EYE CONTACT: Exposure to burned pyrotechnic residue may cause irritation, burning and etching of the eyes. Flush immediately with diluted boric acid solution. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • SKIN CONTACT: Unburned pyrotechnic residue may be rapidly absorbed through the skin in toxic quantities. Wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Seek medical attention.
  • SKIN CONTACT: Burned pyrotechnic residue may be rapidly absorbed through the skin in toxic quantities. Wash with plenty of water. Do not use soap. Seek medical attention.
  • SWALLOWED: Unburned pyrotechnic residue is extremely toxic. If conscious drink plenty of water then induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention. If unconscious, or in convulsions do not attempt to induce vomiting or give anything by mouth. Seek immediate medical attention.
  • SWALLOWED: Burned pyrotechnic residue is extremely toxic. Drink plenty of water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • The deployment key must only be accessible to authorized personnel.
  • Make sure that the deployment key remains removed from the deployment equipment except during deployment.
  • If permenantly disabling or enabling the passenger air bag a new seat belt for vehicles without or with a passenger air bag must be installed.
  • Undeployed pyrotechnic components must not be deployed in the vehicle.
  • Pyrotechnic components must be deployed following local regulations.
  • Check thoroughly that no loose objects can be spread during the deployment of pyrotechnic components.
  • Pyrotechnic components must be transported following local regulations.
  • Never carry out any electrical measurement on disconnected, undeployed pyrotechnic components.
  • Pyrotechnic components must not be disassembled.
  • Pyrotechnic components are not interchangeable between vehicles.
  • Always carry a live air bag module away from the body with the air bag or trim cover pointing upwards.
  • Live air bag modules must be placed in a suitable cage when removed from the vehicle. The air bag or trim cover must be facing upwards.
  • Do not install a rearward facing child safety seat to the passenger seat with an activated passenger air bag.

CAUTIONS:

  • Pyrotechnic components must not be subjected to temperatures higher than 110ºC.
  • Never install aftermarket accessories to the vehicle on or adjacent to the supplemental restraint system module.
  • Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is aware that some customers have requested that the pedestrian protection airbag cover be painted in an alternative colour. Please note that Retailers are advised that the pedestrian protection airbag should not be painted in alternative colours as this is not an approved condition for the system.

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