Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I release the shoulder belt for the second row center seating position?

asked by on

How do I release the shoulder belt for the second row center seating position?

The second row center seat’s shoulder belt should stay connected at all times unless you need to fold the seat down or accommodate cargo. Of course, when those situations arise, you will need to know how to release it. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Use the tab from the lap belt into the back slot on the buckle.

  • Use the vehicle key to release the belt (the mechanical key or the mechanical key

insert with the smart key system).

  • Let the belt retract.

  • Stow it away safely.

Tip

Always stow the belt in the ceiling retractor pocket and latch it securely.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  • Home
  • Questions
  • How do I release the shoulder belt for the second row center seating position?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I have a 1996 Toyota RAV with 250,000 miles I want to restore.

Hi there. It really depends on how much damage that there is as to how much it will cost. If the vehicle is in good shape mechanically and the issue is strictly cosmetic then it should not be too bad....

Q: the window switches do not work along with the door locks switch

The primary power window and locks module is typically located in the center dash area, possibly where you are hearing the sound. It's a good possibility that this is the source of your window switch issue. The best thing that...

Q: What does the rear park aid feature do in the message center?

If your car is equipped with the rear park aid system, you can access some of the functionality for that through the message center. The rear park aid system is optional equipment, and is designed to provide assistance when backing...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...