How Can I Deactivate My Passenger Air Bag?

Carrying a baby in a rear facing child seat? Here’s how to deactivate your front passengers air bag.

DO NOT deactivate the front passenger airbag if you’re using a front facing child seat. If not using the baby seat, activate the air bag once more.

What to look out for:

•The deactivation switch will be in the glove box. If not, then it will be on the side of the passengers’ seat.

• Look for the deactivation lock. It should look like a small circle You should look out for a small circle that says “Passenger airbag” around it.

• Insert your car key. Turn it until the white mark points to the ‘off’ position.

• Next, turn on the ignition to see if the airbag has been deactivated.

• On your dashboard, the airbag deactivation warning symbol should illuminate. This should indicate that it has now been turned off and is not in use.

How Can I Deactivate My Passenger Air Bag?
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