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Flaccid seat belts

There is no tension in the seat belts (both sides) and there is no body damage to the truck. Yanking on the belt gives no resistance. What's up with this? How do you fix this problem? Just bought this truck at an auto auction and don't know the first thing about it.

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  • susan_lawson Dec 09, 2008

    Thanks, I thought it was weird too that both sides would go out. Mechanic said a body shop would have to fix them. I guess they don't want to be responsible for safety issues. Thanks again!



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Pulling gives no resistance? it doesnt lock stopped when you yank it?... the belt mechanism needs replaced ..whats wierd is both sides are failed at same time....hmmmm

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