CHILD SAFETY: deactivating, activating airbag front passenger

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Front passenger airbag deactivation

(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 airbag: stationary vehicle, ignition off, push and turn lock 1 to the OFF position.

With the ignition on, you must check that warning light ¹ 2 is lit on the central display and, depending on the vehicle, that the message “PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF” is displayed.

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

The passenger airbag must only be activated or deactivated when the vehicle is stationary 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 airbag in accordance with the lock position.

DANGER

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

The markings on the dashboard and labels A on each side of the passenger sun visor 3 (for example, the labels shown above) will 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 rear-facing child restraint system in a seat protected by an ACTIVATED front AIRBAG. This can lead to the DEATH of the CHILD or SERIOUS INJURY.

Front passenger airbag activation

You should reactivate the airbag 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 airbag : with the vehicle stoppedand the ignition off, push and turn lock 1 to the ON position.

With the ignition on, you must check that the warning light ¹ is off.

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 airbag 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 activated or deactivated when the vehicle is stationary 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 airbag in accordance with the lock position.