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    Default Air bag question

    Hi guys
    Is their a way to turn the passenger air bag off?
    Got twins in the rear and new baby won't fit in-between them

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    I don't think there is buddy unless it's do able with tech 2
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    Not unless you get a Vauxhall seat with a transponder in.

    Air bags can be fully turned off. But will invalidate your insurance and you'd be hard pushed to find someone willing to do it

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    Not unless you get a Vauxhall seat with a transponder in.

    Air bags can be fully turned off. But will invalidate your insurance and you'd be hard pushed to find someone willing to do it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Critch View Post
    Not unless you get a Vauxhall seat with a transponder in.
    And even then it was an option (not a standard fit) whether the car had the device fitted in the passenger seat to communicate with the baby seat.

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    You also need the car to have seat occupancy recognition for the transponder in the baby seat to work.

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    Cheers guys not sure what to do

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    on my last car pug 406 est in the central console there was a key lock and you put the ignition key in turned it just like turning on the ignition and that disabled the passenger air bag solely for the reason for the child seat, so that was on an 02 car are vx just not bothering or is it illegal to put child seats or baby seats in passenger seats

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    You should do what I did... buy a Ford Galaxy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by big jon View Post
    that was on an 02 car are vx just not bothering or is it illegal to put child seats or baby seats in passenger seats
    I think some of the newer Vauxhalls now have an option to disable the passenger AB.

    Best practice though is to put the little darling in the back of the car. Less likely to be a distraction in that you would have to pull over to attend to them, instead of keep driving and reach across to the front seat.

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