CHILD SAFETY: deactivating, activating the front passenger airbag

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Deactivating the front passenger airbag

Before installing a child seat on the front passenger seat:

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

- You must deactivate the airbag in the case of a child seat that is facing backwards.

To deactivate the l’airbag: with the vehicle stationary and the ignition off, push and turn lock 1 to the OFF position.

With the ignition on, you must check that the warning light ¹ is lit on the display 2.

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

The front passenger airbag should 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 air bag 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 (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 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.

Activating the front passenger airbag

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 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 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 front 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 air bag in accordance with the lock position.