Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I replace or repair the seat belt pretensioners?

asked by on

How do I replace or repair the seat belt pretensioners?

A: The pretensioners are very important parts ...

The pretensioners are very important parts of your seat belt system. They exist in the front seats, and help secure the occupant in the event of an accident. The seat belt pretensioners can only be used once, and cannot be repaired. Therefore, if your vehicle has been involved in an accident, you should visit a dealer or mechanic as soon as possible to have the pretensioners replaced.

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!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I use the seat belt comfort guide?

The seat belt comfort guide can be used to adjust the shoulder strap on the rear outboard seat belts. It should be used when an occupant is too short for the seat belt, and the belt is resting near the...

Q: How do I engage/disengage automatic locking mode?

The automatic locking feature keeps the seat belts pre-locked. This feature should be used anytime a child is riding in the seat. To engage and disengage the automatic locking mode. Buckle the seatbelt. Pull the shoulder portion of the...

Q: Rebuilding transmission on a '94 Nissan Sentra

If it doesn't burn much oil, runs good, and is not a rust bucket like up North where everything is rust, then sure why not. My advice is that you are often better buying a remanufactured transmission factory remade and...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.