Q: What does the seat belt reminder mean?

asked by on

What does the seat belt reminder mean?

If either front occupant is not wearing their seat belt, the seat belt reminder will alert. The seat belt reminder is a light that will illuminate on your instrument panel, as well as a beep that will sound. Both of these indicators will remain on until the unfastened seat belt is buckled. Tip The seat belt reminder monitors the front passenger seat with a weight sensor, so it will only give you an alert if a person large enough to trigger the sensor is in the seat. If a dog or a heavy object is located in the passenger seat and causing the seat belt reminder to come on, either move the object, or buckle the seat belt over it.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What does the seat belt reminder mean?

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: What does the Service All-Wheel Drive message mean?

The Service All-Wheel Drive message can appear in the driver information center (DIC) when your vehicle is having an issue with the all-wheel drive (AWD) system. If the DIC displays this alert, stop your vehicle as soon as possible, turn...

Q: How do I install a booster seat in the passenger front seat?

It’s not recommended that you ever install a booster seat in the front passenger seat of your car. Children under 13 are safest in the back seat. However, if you have no choice, here’s how to do it safely. ...

Q: Q: How do I turn on the high beams?

The high beams give your vehicle added visibility when it is dark out. To turn them on, push the turn signal lever (protruding from the left side of the steering wheel) forward until it clicks into place. A light will...

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...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
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.