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Passenger side airbag on/off?

Hello,
I recently purchased a 2010 base model Rav4.
Is there a switch to turn on/off the passenger side airbag or, I thought I read in this forum that its weight sensing to determine force of airbag in a crash.
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It's weight sensing.

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yes,
but can the airbag be manually turned off with someone sitting in the seat?
My 12 year old son would like to sit in the front for short drives in the neighborhood but I'm not going to chance it with the airbag at full force.
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yes,
but can the airbag be manually turned off with someone sitting in the seat?
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My 12 year old son would like to sit in the front for short drives in the neighborhood but I'm not going to chance it with the airbag at full force.
The airbag won't go off full force; it's weight-sensing.
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