"Hardly a touch??" is hard to judge by. IIRC, the system will deploy when
the combined speed of impact is about 5 mph. The nature of the system will
have a direct frontal impact deploy the system with lees force applied than
an off centre impact (the system "knows" when deployment is beneficial and
when it isn't). It sounds like it saved you from any injury (other than
"airbag rash") and, thusly, has done it's job.
I would suggest contacting your insurance provider - along with the
pretensioners and airbags, I refuse to re-use a Restraints Control Module
that has performed it's required task..... the possibilty for future
litigation is much too real for scrimping a few bucks.
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