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Q: How do I use the passenger airbag sensor?

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How do I use the passenger airbag sensor?

A: The passenger airbag sensor is located on t...

The passenger airbag sensor is located on the overhead console. The sensor detects when a person is sitting in the passenger seat, and turns on the passenger airbag. If the passenger airbag sensor says ON, or displays an airbag, then the airbag is active. If the sensor says OFF, or displays an airbag that is crossed out, the airbag is not on.

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