Q: What does the safety belt Warning Light mean?

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What does the safety belt Warning Light mean?

The safety belt Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates when one of the front occupants does not have their seat belt securely fastened. The light is also accompanied by a chime. When the seat belt is buckled, the light and chime will turn off. Tip The safety belt Warning Light briefly illuminates when your car is first turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit for an extended period.

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