CHILD SAFETY: deactivating, activating the front passenger air bag

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Deactivating the front passenger airbags

(on equipped vehicles)

Before installing a child seat on the front passenger seat:

- check that the child seat can be installed on this seat;

- it is essential to deactivate the airbag for a rear-facing child seat.

To deactivate the air bag: with the vehicle stopped and the ignition off, push and turn lock 1 to the OFF position.

With the ignition on, you must check that the warning light ] on the display 2 is lit up and, depending on the vehicle, that the message “airbag passenger deactivated” is displayed.

This light remains permanently lit to let you know that you can fit a child seat.

The passenger air bag must only be deactivated or activated with the ignition off.

If it is interfered with when the vehicle is being driven, indicator lights å and © will come on.

Switch the ignition off then on again to reset the air bag in accordance with the lock.

DANGER

Since operation of the front passenger airbag is not compatible with the position of a rear-facing child seat, NEVER fit a restraint system for a rear-facing child in a seat protected by an ACTIVATED front AIRBAG. This can cause the CHILD’S DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY.

The markings on the dashboard and labels A on each side of passenger sun blind 3 (example: label shown above) remind you of these instructions.

DANGER

Since operation of the front passenger airbag is not compatible with the position of a rear-facing child seat, NEVER fit a restraint system for a rear-facing child in a seat protected by an ACTIVATED front AIRBAG. This can cause the CHILD’S DEATH or SERIOUS INJURY.

Activating the front passenger air bags

You should reactivate the airbags as soon as you remove the child seat from the front passenger seat to ensure the protection of the front passenger in the event of an impact.

To reactivate the air bag: with the vehicle stopped and the ignition off, push and turn lock 1 to the ON position.

With the ignition switched on, you must check that the warning light ] is out and that the warning light comes on the display 2 after each start-up for around 60 seconds.

The front passenger airbag is activated.

Operating faults

It is forbidden to fit a rear-facing child seat to the front passenger seat if the airbags activation/deactivation system is faulty.

Allowing any other passenger to sit in that seat is not recommended.

Contact your approved dealer as soon as possible.

The passenger airbag must only be deactivated or activated when the vehicle is stationary.

If it is interfered with when the vehicle is being driven, indicator lights å and © will come on.

Switch the ignition off then on again to reset the airbag in accordance with the lock position.