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      07-07-2009, 07:03 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by tom @ eas View Post
For safety reasons. If the passenger dash airbag was to go off without your passenger being secured by their seatbelt, it can really be a concern. With the OC3 module installed, the "PASS AIRBAG OFF" light on the sunroof switch panel will illuminate to remind you this has been disabled.

Passenger B-pillar and door airbags are unaffected.

Driver's side airbags are not affected. Since there will always be someone present in the driver's seat, ther eis no need for an OC3 sensor mate from factory.
Thanks for the info Tom. I don't exactly follow the above. Isn't the risk you describe the same for the passenger and the driver? Meaning, the driver could be driving without securing his/her seatbelt as well, and he/she could be hurt if the driver's side airbag goes off. What am I missing?