Ford Explorer: Supplementary Restraints System / Driver and Passenger Airbags

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Supplementary Restraints System / Driver and Passenger Airbags

WARNING: Do not place your arms on the airbag cover or through the steering wheel. Failure to follow this instruction could result in personal injury.

WARNING: Keep the areas in front of the airbags free from obstruction. Do not affix anything to or over the airbag covers. Objects could become projectiles during airbag deployment or in a sudden stop. Failure to follow this instruction could result in personal injury or death.

WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child restraint. Never place a rear-facing child restraint in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child restraint in the front seat, move the seat upon which the child restraint is installed all the way back.

The driver and front passenger airbags will deploy during significant frontal and near frontal crashes.

The driver and passenger front airbag system consists of:

  • Driver and passenger airbag modules.
  • Front passenger sensing system.
  • Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator. See Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator.

Principle of Operation

WARNING: Airbags do not inflate slowly or gently, and the risk of injury from a deploying airbag is the greatest close to the trim covering the airbag module...

Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment

WARNING: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends a minimum distance of at least 10 in (25 cm) between an occupant's chest and the driver airbag module...

Other information:

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual: General Procedures - Seat Heater Mat Installation


Repair NOTE: Click here to view a video version of the seat heater mat removal and installation. View NOTE: Always install a new heater mat. NOTE: During installation, it is allowable to adhere a new heater mat to any adhesive left behind on the foam...

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual: Removal and Installation - Rear Lower Arm


Special Tool(s) / General Equipment 204-592Separator, Lower Arm Ball JointTKIT-2006C-FFMFLMTKIT-2006C-LMTKIT-2006C-ROW Vehicle/Axle Stands Removal NOTICE: Suspension fasteners are critical parts that affect the performance of vital components and systems...

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Windshield Wipers

Push the lever up or down to operate the windshield wipers.

A - Single wipe.

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