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Q: How do I repair a seat belt pretensioner?

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How do I repair a seat belt pretensioner?

The seat belt pretensioners are important safety features that help your front seat belts protect you during an accident. The pretensioners can only be used one time, so any time your vehicle is involved in an accident, you should have the system serviced.

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