Kia Sorento: Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) Description - Seat Belt Pretensioner - Restraint - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) Description

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Restraint / Seat Belt Pretensioner / Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) Description

Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) operates as well as Belt Pretensioner at the same time If it gets into its deploy condition after a collision. It is located at near anchor on driver and passenger seat and it is an equipment to make up for the existing short stroke. EFD is supported by two cables and it is an auxiliary equipment to prevent a driver and passenger from breaking away doubly as seat belt is being pulled toward anchor side after a collision.
  
Never measure resistance of EFD directly, Current of measuring device may cause unexpected airbag deploy.

Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) Installation
1. Remove the ignition key from the vehicle. 2. Disconnect the battery negative cable and wait for at least thirty seconds. ...

Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) Removal
1. Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for at least thirty seconds before beginning work. 2. Remove the EFD cover pad (A). ...

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