What do the various Belt-Minder® warnings mean?
Your car is equipped with what’s called the Belt-Minder® system. It’s designed to monitor seat belt use in the front two seats. You may encounter a number of different warnings and messages depending on what belts are in use. Here’s what you should know:
If the driver and passenger front belts are buckled before the engine is cranked, no warnings will be displayed.
If the driver or passenger front belts are buckled after cranking the engine but before the car hit 3 MPH, the Seat Belt light comes on and the warning chime sounds.
If the driver or passenger front belt is unbuckled while the car is going over 3 MPH, the warning light comes on and the chime will sound repeatedly. Buckling the belt back will shut off the chime and the light.
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