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Re: 90q Seat Belt Question

> in operation.  So, can any of you more experienced Audinauts explain 
> under what conditions the cable part of the belt assembly is 
> functional?
You have found Audi's Procon-ten system, which is designed to work in 
the event of a major frontal impact to snug the seatbelts and pull the 
steering column away from the driver.  The laws and public fervor for 
airbags caused Audi to discontinue the system after a couple of years.
That is too bad IMHO, as my opinion is that a passive system that uses 
the inertia of the heavy parts of the car for safety is far and away 
better than poking an explosive device under my nose ...

San Jose, CA (USA)