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At what weight does the passenger-side airbag turn on or off?
In our case, an adult 90~100lb won't trigger the airbag in 90%+ of the cases.
We went to the dealer and he said the passenger should weigh more than 100lb to trigger the airbag.

Is this true? Is there a way to find an official answer?
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Thanks!!
 

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At what weight does the passenger-side airbag turn on or off?
In our case, an adult 90~100lb won't trigger the airbag in 90%+ of the cases.
We went to the dealer and he said the passenger should weigh more than 100lb to trigger the airbag.

Is this true? Is there a way to find an official answer?
:confused::confused::confused::confused:

Thanks!!
Welcome to Swedespeed, Jasmine.

The official answer is in the Owner's Manual - do you have a copy?

George Dill
 

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Welcome to Swedespeed, Jasmine.

The official answer is in the Owner's Manual - do you have a copy?

George Dill
Out of curiousity, I checked my 2012 Owner's Manual. It documents specific heights for child seats but not a specific weight for airbag "on". Emphasis mine:
The Occupant Weight Sensor (OWS) is designed to meet the regulatory requirements
of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 208 and is designed to disable (will
not inflate) the passenger's side front airbag under certain conditions.

The OWS works with sensors that are part of the front passenger's seat and seat belt. The
sensors are designed to detect the presence of a properly seated occupant and determine if
the passenger's side front airbag should be enabled (may inflate) or disabled (will not
inflate).

The OWS will disable (will not inflate) the passenger's side front airbag when:
• the front passenger's seat is unoccupied, or has small/medium objects in the front seat,
• the system determines that an infant is present in a rear-facing infant seat that is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions,
• the system determines that a small child is present in a forward-facing child restraint
that is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions,
• the system determines that a small child is present in a booster seat,
• a front passenger takes his/her weight off of the seat for a period of time,
• a child or a small person occupies the front passenger's seat.
 
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