Deactivating/activating the front passenger air bag
Deactivating the front
passenger air bags
(on equipped vehicles)
You must deactivate the devices in ad-
dition to the front passenger seat belt
before fitting a child seat in the front
To deactivate the air bags: when the
vehicle is stationary, push and turn
lock 8 to the OFF position.
With the ignition on, you must check
that indicator light 9,
central display and, depending on the
vehicle, that the message "Passenger
air bag deactivated" is displayed.
This light remains permanently lit to
let you know that you can fit a child
The passenger air bag must
only be deactivated or acti-
vated with the ignition off.
If it is interfered with when
the vehicle is being driven, indicator
Switch the ignition off then on again
to reset the air bag in accordance
with the lock.
Since front passenger air
bag triggering and the po-
sition of a rear-facing child
seat are incompatible, it is not per-
is lit on the
mitted to fit such a seat in this posi-
tion unless the vehicle is fitted with
an air bag deactivation device. The
child may suffer very serious injuries
if the air bag inflates.
The markings on the dashboard and
the sun visor remind you of these in-