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    Hi All,

    Has anyone had any problems with the front seat belts not retracting properly on a 2001 model 8 seater?

    Both the front drivers and passengers belts retract very slowly and need to be straightened out and "helped"
    to make them retract fully.

    It's not a major issue but if I don't make sure they retract fully the buckle gets caught in the door.

    Is there any way to increase the tension on the winder or could it be a lubrication issue?

    Any advice would be most welcome.

    Thanks Heaps
    PatC

  • #2
    Re: Seat Belt tension

    Yes, I have this problem with both front belts.

    Hmmm... What to do.....
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    • #3
      Re: Seat Belt tension

      +1 for having the same problem.

      I mainly notice it on the driver seat belt :lol: :roll: :mrgreen: :wink: 8)
      [B]Declan[/B]: [SIZE=1]1997 GXL 4.5 Auto 80 series on [B][COLOR="#FF0000"]LPG[/COLOR][/B], ARB bullbar, 2" OME lift, 32" MTZ, GME UHF, rear ARB locker, Kaymar spare wheel carrier[/SIZE]
      [B]PLANNED[/B]: [SIZE=1]3 or 4" suspension lift, 2" body lift (maybe), winch, 35" MTZ + roadies, front locker, sliders, cylinder head rebuilt for [B][COLOR="#FF0000"]LPG[/COLOR][/B], Garret [COLOR="#4499ff"][B]Turbocharger[/B][/COLOR][/SIZE]

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      • #4
        Re: Seat Belt tension

        Get some hot soapy water (washing up liquid will do) and a rag and give the belts a good clean. 9 out of 10 times this fixes the problem. Make sure you clean the whole length of the belt and make sure you dry them as much as you can with a dry rag when done.
        2004 GXL V6 and loving it.

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        • #5
          Re: Seat Belt tension

          Same problem, need to assist them back into their home
          Michael and Kelly

          [SIZE=1]1999 Prado Snowy 3.4L petrol, Ultimate Suspension 50mm lift (2013)[/SIZE][SIZE=1], BFG A/T, bull bar, winch, Twine hot water shower, home made rear drawers, Shippshape car top tent, UHF radio, tablet GPS & Navman GPS (both running OziExplorer)[/SIZE][SIZE=1], Spot 1, solar panel, second battery, inverter, Engel fridge and more[/SIZE]

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          • #6
            A good clean of belts as advised and a blow out of retractor mechanism with compressed air (I would carefully use a cleaning fluid (brake cleaner) too but be careful there is no residue as it will gum up roller mechanism and make your problem worse)

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            • #7
              Mine is blessed with seat belt impotance as well! They are pretty grubby though so maybe I'll try that first. Thanks for the tip.

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              • #8
                After cleaning the belt and letting it dry, try some silicon spray on the webbing and guide slots where it runs through.
                2019 Prado GXL 2.8L Diesel
                2003 Jimny too

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