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Disabling Passenger Side Airbag in an 2005 F430?

Discussion in '360/430' started by Boulder Rosso, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Boulder Rosso

    Boulder Rosso Rookie

    Feb 28, 2010
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    Just bought my first ferrari! It doesn't seem to have come with a true owners manual, so I can't find out how to disable the pass side AB so my son can take a ride (10 years old). I have found on-line that in 2005/2006 NHTSA almost didn't let the F430 in the US due to issues with disabling the pass side AB. Found one post here that states that there is a key disable switch on the side of the dash, can't find one in my 2005. Does anyone know if this is possible with a switch or key?
     
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  3. SrfCity

    SrfCity F1 Veteran

    Nov 1, 2003
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    Orange County, CA
    Congrats on the '05! Use the ignition key to disable etc.

    Sounds like someone rifled your manual. Watch ebay for this stuff to complete your car if that's of any interest to you?
     
  4. Boulder Rosso

    Boulder Rosso Rookie

    Feb 28, 2010
    11
    Thanks, will buy one off e-bay. Can't seem to find where the key goes.
     
  5. m.roberts

    m.roberts Formula Junior

    Nov 2, 2009
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    On mine, you have to open the passenger door, then on the side of the dash that was covered by the door, there is a spot where you put the key in and turn it to enable/disable the passenger airbag
     
  6. fc2

    fc2 F1 Veteran
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    Nov 2, 2006
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    Frank C.
    +1 Exactly.
     
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