Kia Sorento 2007-2009 Front Passenger Seat Airbag Seat Occupancy Sensor ( Occupant Classification Sensor ) Emulator / Bypass b1448, b1447,b1449
Make: Kia USA
Year : 2007*-2009
Airbag control unit number : 95910-3E010
Sorento 2007* make sure is not 2005-2007 version .
The 2007 Sorento received upgrades, such as the transition from the 3.5L Sigma to the 3.3L with 235 hp 226 lb·ft for the LX trim, and the 3.8L Lambda for the EX trim, boosting horsepower to 263 and torque to 257 lb·ft and increased tow capacity from 3500lbs to 5000lbs. Projector beam head lamps were added, along with new tail lamps. The 5-speed manual transmission was no longer available; the 5-speed Sportmatic tip-tronic automatic transmission was made standard for all vehicles
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OCS are very expensive sensors integrated in vehicle seats .
Inside the seat, you will find a pressure sensor, and an electronic control unit (ECU).
When someone sits on the seat, the pressure/ occupancy sensor signals the occupant's weight to the ECU.
The ECU then sends that data to the airbag, which has its own control unit.
Based on that information, the vehicle's computer turns the passenger airbag ON or OFF .
Often malfunction of the OCS will trigger B1448 OBS Mat Defective fault code.
Other trouble codes can be triggered such as B1447 B1448 B1449 B1764 B1767
which all call for replacement of the OCS mat sensor.
Airbag360 emulators connected in to harness under to passenger seat
stimulates presence of the passenger.
For Safety reasons Airbag360 emulator generated and send the same signal to ECU as occupied seat.
In case of accident the Airbag will deploy even without presence of Passenger
Airbag's are permanently activated
We Advice that rear-facing child seat's not to be transported on front seat in your vehicle when emulator is in use.
Remember even on cars equipped with an OCS, it's always safest to keep small children in the back seat.
Installation of Airbag360 emulator do not required removal or and disassemble of the seat - NO labour cost .
Prior to buying Airbag360 module make sure Your car is correctly diagnosed.
If You are not sure about fault codes or its description contact us and we will check & confirm them for You.
Airbag360 emulator will only cure / resolve fault codes that indicate passenger occupancy sensor malfunction.
Any other & not related codes need to be resolved separately.
Airbag360 modules are equipped with original connector ( exact same as the original sensor in Your vehicle )
Step 1. Turn Off ignition - disconnecting battery is not required
Step 2 . Under Passenger seat locate sensor connector.
Step 3 . Instead of original sensor plug in Airba360 bypass emulator
Step 4. Optionally install seat belt simulator.
Step 5 . Turn ON ignition .
Step 6 . If needed reset / erase fault codes .
Reset / erase is standard procedure that sometimes need to be completed after repair and /or changes are applied to the airbag system .
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Guy with a Kia-Texas-
I was skeptical, but it works! You will need a computer that can read and clear ABS codes in order to reset the warning light after installation.