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Inertia seat belts

Hi I have a 1990 work truck chevy k1500. The seat belt appears to have an inertia device to lock off when an accident occurs but, i cant get it to lock whilst stationary? Previous UK vehicles i've had will lock when yanked? The local test station have failed its yearly safety test and I wanted to tell them that they work in a different way to european vehicles. Is this the case? Please help.

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Hi yes they do have a inertia switch.tell them when they are bringing the truck into the shop to slam on the brake to test the seat belt.if it is working properly it will activate the lock.

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