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How to Buy a Good Quality Seat Belt Pad
Do you find the seat belt often digs into your shoulder or neck? Purchasing a seat belt pad may be the simple answer you’re after. Not only does it offer comfort,...
Seat Belt Safety and Other Tips for Pregnant Women
On a normal, day-to-day basis, car safety is second nature to most. You get in, strap on your seat belt, adjust your seat and mirrors, and drive off. It often becomes...
3 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Seat Belts
A seat belt is also known as a safety belt, and is intended to keep you safe during a sudden stop or car accident. The seat belt reduces serious injury and death in...
4 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Seats and Seat Covers
Car seats come standard in all vehicles. They are made from durable materials so as to withstand prolonged use. Car seats come with various options when choosing materials, special options, and style of...
How Do Seat Belts Work?
A brief history of seat belts The first seat belts were not invented for a vehicle at all, but for tourists, painters, firemen, or anyone who worked in a job where they might need...
How to Keep a Child From Unlocking Seat Belts
Getting kids into the car and buckled in can be a hassle in and of itself, and once the little ones figure out how...
How to Wear Your Seat Belt Properly
For people aged 3 through 34, the leading cause of death in the US is car crashes. The number of deaths related to car accidents in the US have...
What Does the Seat Belt Not On Warning Light Mean?
The seat belt not on light warns you when it senses an important safety issue: your seat belt isn't securely fastened.

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Passenger seat belt system failed - 2008 BMW 528xi
The SRS system needs to be interrogated for faults. Faults in the supplemental restraint system (SRS) will effect the triggering logic of the airbags in the event of an accident so it is highly recommended that you get the system...
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Electrical system issues
You may be having wiring harness issues that would have to be isolated and traced for each problem you are having. The door locks could be a wiring or a lock actuator issue. These are probably random unrelated issues that...
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seatbelt won't release
Hello. I am not aware of any way that you could unlatch the seat belt without damaging it. You may be able to forcibly unlatch the seat belt and have it work properly afterwards, but this is no guarantee. The...
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Airbag & seat belt signs come on and off continually
Hello there, A few different problems can cause airbags faults such as these. The most common problems are with the seat passenger sensor, wiring, or the seatbelt pretensioner. The wiring for the seatbelt can be very sensitive and any change...
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Automatic seat belt computer
Thanks for writing in today about the issue with your 91 Acura Integra. The computer that runs both sides of the automatic seat belts is located under the passenger side seat. However, the problem you might be experiencing is with...
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Need to replace seatbelt
For your 2001 Ford Mustang, the seat belt and retractor come as an assembly and cannot be separated.
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Seat belt sensors malfunction when car sits in heat
Hello. This is caused by the female part of the seat belt failing. The sensor in the receiver fails internally and will usually be susceptible to changes in temperature when it fails. It will need to be tested and replaced...
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Malfunctions in: seat belts, convertible top, water pump & battery
It seems like your 2012 BMW 650i has had a world of faults already. I'm not sure exactly how loose your seat belts were, but the belt in the vehicle is designed to be slightly more loose as the buckle...
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Acura tl crank no start
You need to check the engine sensors on the front of the engine. They may have gotten damaged by the belt when it broke. The crankshaft/camshaft sensors or wiring is damaged. I suggest having a certified technician, like one from...
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seat belt ding noise
The quick answer is no. The noise comes from a module that is connected to the air bag system of your car and cannot be deactivated. In addition, it is always advised to wear your seat belt, and the dinging...
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Automatic seatbelt on drivers side stuck in open position
The seat belt track needs to be replaced most likely. The track works like a window motor and it requires the door to be closed completely to operate. Once the door is verified to be closed and signal to belt...
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2006 Mercedes Benz E55 W211 has the SRS lights that stay on
The light means that you have a problem with your air bag system also known as the SRS (safety restraint system). Those are very, very complicated systems. You're going to have to find somebody who has a star level tester,...
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Fixing seat belts that don't retract well
Those things are just ratcheting devices. When you pull them up, there is no ratchet inside and it goes "click, click, click." Then, when you slam on the brakes, they've got a little swing with a little pendulum. When they...
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ABS lights flashing on dash, temperature gauge increased. Multiple lights flashing on the dash. I put my seat belt on and they went away
Hello, this could be a number of things depending on how the vehicle is running now. If you possibly ran through a puddle of water or your belt is worn, it could have slipped and caused the lights to flash...
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Replacing seat belts on a '95 Toyota Corolla
Anything that is bolt in there will work. I know for a fact that AutoZone sells universal ones if you don't mind having a belt that is not exactly like the ones in your car. It is just a lap...
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Seatbelt and airbag lights come on but go off after car warms up
Hello. The seat belt warning light will come on with the Air Bag Light if the seat belt receptacle sensor is not working. Most of the time, the sensor in the female end of the seat belt fails and causes...
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The dash shows SRS light on
Hello. Since the light is on the computer needs to be scanned for codes to know for sure what is going on. On this vehicle though the most common cause of this is a seat belt sensor issue or a...
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Air bag light comes on intermittently on newly purchased car.
Hello. The seats have sensors in them that tells the computer that someone is in the passenger seat and some vehicles will even sense how heavy that person is to adjust the air bag deployment force. You may have a...
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Safety belt and airbag warning lights on - 2010 BMW 538xi
The SRS system should have faults read out but based on your description, the seat mat sensor in the passenger is most likely the cause. The seat occupancy sensor is used in both determining air bag deployment and seatbelt pyrotechnic...
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Can my seat belt pretensioner be repaired, or does it need to be replaced?
Most vehicle manufacturers are very particular about most of their components, but when it comes to supplemental restraint systems (SRSs), such as air bags, pretensioners, and so on, they are most particular. While it has been some time since I've...

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