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Key-operated airbag deactivation device
In case your vehicle is equipped with LATCH, you can switch off (OFF) the passenger's front airbag manually. In the automatic mode (AUTO), the airbag will be switched on or off automatically depending on the weight on the passenger seat.
A Switch position AUTO – passenger's front airbag
B Switch position OFF – passenger's front airbag
is switched off
Risk of serious personal injury or death for passenger if passenger's airbag remains switched off after the child restraint system is removed.
The passenger airbag will not be triggered in an accident if it remains switched off after the child restraint system is removed.
Warning light "PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF"
If the airbag on the passenger's side is switched off:
– Warning light "PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF" is continuously lit when the ignition key is inserted.
Risk of serious personal injury or death from the passenger's airbag.
If the "PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF" warning light is not lit when the ignition key is inserted and the Airbag OFF switch is switched to the OFF-Position, this could indicate a fault in the system.
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 (not on vehicles with Sports bucket seats).