Airbags

Citroën C5 / Citroen C5 Owner's Manual / Comfort / Airbags

Front passenger's airbag deactivation

Front passenger's airbag deactivation

In order to be able to use a rearfacing child seat in the front passenger's seat position, it is imperative to deactivate the passenger's airbag.

For that:

With the ignition switched off, insert the key into the switch A.

Turn the key to the OFF position, the passenger's airbag is deactivated.

With the ignition on, the front passenger's airbag deactivation warning lamp lights up on the roof console display.

Reactivating the front passenger's airbag

Reactivating the front passenger's airbag

Do not forget to reactivate the function.

For that:

With the ignition switched off, insert the key into the switch A.

Turn the key to the ON position, the airbag is activated.

When the ignition is switched on, the warning lamp on the roof console display lights up for a few seconds.

Note: It is compulsory to wear the seat belt.

Never deactivate the passenger's airbag when a passenger is present (unless a child in a rearfacing child seat).

Front / lateral airbag fault

Front / lateral airbag fault

This message is displayed on the instrument panel if there a fault with the front / lateral airbags.

In the front passenger's seat position, it is imperative to deactivate the front passenger's airbag if you are installing a rear-facing child seat there. Otherwise the child risks being killed or seriously injured should the airbag deploy.

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