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Hello CF community,

I recently sold my 03' Lexus IS 300 and purchased a 02' Nissan Frontier Kind Cab V6 on 1/21. This is my first truck ever and I mainly got this truck for work. When I had my Lexus I was a part of my.is, which has a very similar web page layout as CF.

Important safety question:

Are all Frontiers equipped with the option to turn off the passenger airbag? The reason I ask is because the area that would should that the airbag is off is actually blanked. When I turn on the truck and that area shines orange briefly it doesn't show that option. The key for the ignition and for the door doesn't turn the switch at all.

It is important to me because I transport my 6 month old daughter before and after work and I need to turn off the air bag.

I appreciate the feedback and look forward to living on this website :nerd:
 

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Going by your other post, it is possible you only have a valet key for your truck.

Have you looked in the owner's manual? I don't own a 2002, but I would assume there may be some info on valet keys and what they look like. Many times the valet key is all black plastic where the regular key has some kind of chrome emblem on it.
 

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I'm not sure on the First Gen Frontiers how that air bag shut-off works, but on the 2nd Gens, the airbag turns off (and the light stays on) when the seat detects weight under a certain amount (I'll have to look it up). Do you have a manual for your truck?

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I'm not sure on the First Gen Frontiers how that air bag shut-off works, but on the 2nd Gens, the airbag turns off (and the light stays on) when the seat detects weight under a certain amount (I'll have to look it up). Do you have a manual for your truck?

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It's probably 20 or 25lbs. The passenger airbag light goes on and off randomly when my 19lb dog rides on the seat.
 

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Same here, my dog rides in the passenger seat also and sometimes she turns the air bag off other times not. She weighs about 25 or 26 lbs.
 

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Again, I have both a '98 and a 2004 Frontier. Both have a manual key switch on the dashboard, one needs to manually turn off the passenger air bag, then later switch it back to on, there's no automatic re-set, no weight determining stuff.

Since this is a safety issue, maybe ask the dealer to repair, may not be legal to sell with such system inoperable.
 
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