Seat Belt Safety Checks
|1. Tongue/Buckle Assembly
||The buckle and tongue assemblies should securely latch
|| The tongue should actively eject from the buckle
assembly when it is released.
|| The buckle assembly should have no visible cracks.
||The tongue should have no metal deformation, webbing
markings or visible cracks on the metal or plastic section of the
The inertia locking mechanism on the retractor should be operable throughout
its range without any sticking or binding. It should lock if the webbing
is pulled out suddenly.
The seatbelt webbing should be securely attached to its end fittings.
The webbing should be flat throughout its entire length.
Check for plastic burn markings caused by wear and frayed stitching.
Anchorage points should be free from corrosion and securely fastened to
the vehicle structure.
Lower anchorage point should not show any signs of deformation. Check
for signs of webbing burn at the top sash guide anchorage.
Information courtesy of Klipper