I Have Never Thought Of My iPad As A Passenger
June 5, 2014 12:53 PM Subscribe
My iPad sets off the passenger seat belt alarm on my 2013 Subaru CrossTrek when I put it on the seat. Does anyone know exactly what's going on here and if there is a solution other than disabling the alarm or clicking in the belt when their is no one in the seat?
posted by Xurando to Travel & Transportation (19 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I called the Subaru dealer and was told that all 2013 and beyond cars had switched to alarm systems that are set off by the human electrical system and electronic devices. He also said he'd heard a rumor that these electrical alarms are federally mandated. I've heard nothing about this and couldn't find any links to the mandate.I didn't check Snopes. As always I am looking for MeFites who can educate me on this and find a way to stop this noisy alarm.