Boxer dash

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  1. scotty1

    scotty1 Funster

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    Dam,just found out that we cant raise the map clamp on top of our dash,because we have passenger airbag.what a joke it was so usefull when raised?
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Sooner have an airbag than a pointless map clip any day.

    A map clip aint going to stop you nearest and dearest getting a face full of dashboard in a head-on impact.
     
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    I don't think it was ever meant to be raised. I've driven quite a few Boxer/Ducato based vehicles and the map clamp has never raised. I had a closer look on our current MH and it's actually clipped down. There's no way it could possibly ever lift up air bag or no airbag.
     
  4. chaser

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    Ours lifts up
     
  5. Jaws

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    Mine lifted up on the pre-facelift one and now on the new one.
    Funny sort of place for an air bag.
     
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    Ours lifts up as well 54 boxer
     
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    Never had one on any van iv had before, and iv had one or two, and thought what a brilliant thing that could have been in vans years ago, use it all the time(y)
     
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    we have an 08 and it lifts up but don't use it
     
  9. Scotties

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    The airbag is not under there (took my dash to bits) it could be made to lift but I think it's fastened down in case the airbag 'deploys wrongly' or possibly punctures. Probably best left alone.
     
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    ours is 63 plate an that lifts up too
     
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