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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Switching the front passenger front airbag on and off manually using the key-operated switch

Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual / Sitting correctly and safely / Airbag system / Switching the front passenger front airbag on and off manually using the key-operated switch

Fig. 58 In the stowage compartment on the front passenger side: key switch for disabling and enabling the front airbag on the front passenger side

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

The front passenger front airbag must be switched off when securing a rear-facing child seat to the front passenger seat.

Disabling the front passenger front airbag

Enabling the front passenger front airbag

Identifying characteristics for a disabled front passenger front airbag

A disabled front passenger front airbag is identified only when the indicator lamp PASSENGER AIRBAG is displayed in the upper section of the centre console ( lights up yellow steadily) .

If the indicator lamp PASSENGER AIR BAG in the upper section of the centre console is not lit up steadily, or if it lights up at the same time as indicator lamp in the instrument cluster, do not attach any child restraint system to the front passenger seat for safety reasons. The front passenger front airbag may trigger during an accident.

WARNING

The front passenger front airbag should only be switched off in exceptional circumstances.
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