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PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp lights up
– The passenger's airbag is switched off.
PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp does not light up
– The passenger's airbag is active and ready for operation.
– If the passenger's seat is not occupied, the PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp will also not light up, even though the passenger's airbag is switched off.
Risk of serious personal injury or death due to the passenger airbag triggering unintentionally.
When the ignition key is inserted and the up to oneyear old child is seated in the child restraint system on the passenger's seat, the indicator lamp "PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF" must be on.
If the "PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF" indicator lamp does not light up, it could indicate a fault in the system.
In this case:
The key switch for switching off the passenger's airbag in combination with the LATCH attachment bracket are not installed at the factory. They can be retrofitted.
Warning light and warning message
Faults are indicated by a warning light in the instrument panel and a message on the on-board computer.
If you sell your Porsche, notify the purchaser that the vehicle is equipped with airbags, and refer them to the chapter, "Airbag Systems", in the Owner's Manual (safety and disposal rules).
Further information on the airbag system can be found on stickers attached to the sun visors. For special recommendations on the use of child restraints: