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Add middle seat belt to make 3 seat belts on a bench seat?

I want to add a third seat belt in the middle of the bench seat to the 2 shoulder harness seat belts in the 3rd row seat to allow 3 kids to sit back there.
How would I add a middle seat belt and could it be a shoulder belt coming from the roof or only a lap belt?
Can this be done?

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    Seat plug and harness are differen

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Yes, definitely possible if you're in Australia. checkout www.karlisles.com.au

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I'll begin by saying I'm surprised there isn't a 3rd belt on a bench seat, but I think you are entering dangerous territory. There is an immense amount of engineering, testing, and development involved in seat belt systems. They are anchored very securely at points that are reinforced and designed to withstand a human body being thrown against the belt, transferring the energy to the anchors of the belts. So, besides being beyond the scope of being possible to install by your average mechanic, I shudder to think of the legal angle. If u were to be involved in an accident, and someone was injured or worse in that seat wearing the added belt, the lawsuit possibilities are scary. Having said all this, check with your local dealer, maybe the Durango is set up somehow for an extra belt, but I've never heard it before.

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  • Curt Downs Oct 13, 2008

    Ok, I didn't ask what year Durango. I just checked, and the 2008 model has different 3rd row seating options. You have the bench seat, 2 passenger model, there is also a split 3rd row seat option, w/ a 60/40 seat for 3 passengers. If this option was available for your year, you should check w/ the dealer, worst case scenario, you'd have to purchase the split seat and have it installed, best case, a 3rd belt could be added just as u wanted. There must be belt mounts for the 3rd passenger belt in all models if it's available in one. So, sorry for the 1st answer, I'm still surprised your bench doesn't come w/ 3 belts! countrycurt0

  • akmmmes Jul 08, 2012

    this site for for answers, not a-holes giving their personal opinions and worthless advise.

  • Curt Downs Aug 16, 2013

    Then I would ADVISE you to take your own ADVICE.

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