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Re: Disable auto lift gate

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We also have had technology for 10 years with weight sensing front passenger seat for the airbag, but for some reason we are told to still put children in the back seat, why is that?
Putting the kids in the back seat has nothing to do with airbags. The back seat is the safest part of the vehicle for anyone for several reasons:

- The back seat is well inside of the safety cage, which puts the occupants well away from the crumple zones. So, even in collisions that exceed the crumple zones, there's an additional buffer of protection.
- The back seat area has fewer hard objects for a body to slam into, such as the dash or the steering wheel up front. In addition, many people up front end up with broken legs or ankles from impacting the pedals or the leg well under the dash. The rear seats have another seat in front of them, meaning they also avoid impact injuries from front mounted air bags designed to protect people from the hard dash or steering wheel.
- The rear doors are often smaller, which makes them stronger.
- One of the most common injury collisions is an offset, semi-head on crash on the front corner of the passenger side due to left turn failure to yield accidents. Another is the right side impact from entering traffic coming from the right (right turns, entering an intersection with cross traffic, etc.). Finally, you have the rear end collision, which can often become a sandwich when your vehicle is pushed into the vehicle ahead. Placing your child in the rear center seat places them in the safest spot for all of those.

The above doesn't take into account things like child locks, windows that don't fully roll down and other features that make that area of the car safer for children.

Finally, with more rear seat entertainment options available, it's easier to avoid squabbles between kids which can cause driver distraction...and lead to a collision.

Anywhoo....

Back on topic, it doesn't hurt the gate at all to move it manually. It's harder to do, but it won't hurt anything. Further, I've tested the safety close sensor myself and it's really awesome how well it works. I wish my garage door worked anywhere close to that well. That thing would crush your car before it halted.

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