When the seat belt is fully extended
from the retractor to allow the installa-
tion of a child restraint system, the
seat belt operation changes to allow
the belt to retract, but not to extend
(Automatic Locking Retractor Type).
Refer to the “Using a Child Restraint
System” section in this chapter.
Pre-tensioner seat belt
(Driver and front passenger)
Your vehicle is equipped with driver’s
and front passenger’s Pre-tensioner
Seat Belts. The purpose of the pre-
tensioner is to make sure the seat
belts fit tightly against the occupant’s
body in certain frontal collisions. The
pre-tensioner seat belts may be acti-
vated in crashes where the frontal col-
lision is severe enough.
Although the seat belt retractor
provides the same level of protec-
tion for seated passengers in
To release your seat belt:
either emergency or automatic Press the release button (1) in the
locking modes, the emergency locking buckle.
locking mode allows seated pas-
If the system senses excessive ten-
sion on the driver’s or passenger’s
When it is released, the belt should seat belt when the pre-tensioner acti-
automatically draw back into the vates, the load limiter inside the pre-
retractor. If this does not happen, tensioner will release some of the
check the belt to be sure it is not twist- pressure on the affected seat belt.
When the vehicle stops suddenly, or
if the occupant tries to lean forward
too quickly, the seat belt retractor will
lock into position. In certain frontal
collisions, the pre-tensioner will acti-
vate and pull the seat belt into tighter
contact against the occupant’s body.
sengers to move freely in their
seat while keeping some tension
on the belt. During a collision or
sudden stop, the retractor auto-
matically locks the belt to help
restrain your body.
ed, then try again.
To deactivate the automatic lock-
ing mode, allow the unbuckled
seat belt to fully retract.
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