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How to change a driver's side seat belt. The seat belt was chewed by a dog so it needs to be replaced. Just the belt itself. I have looked in my manuel but it doesn't show how to do it.

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Seat belts & their 'rewinders' are bolted to the floor pan,pry off cover to access bolt.[usually very tight] search auto parts recyclers for an inexpensive replacement.

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The "usable life" portion of the agreement establishes some requirements that have to be met and are listed here:

1. Vehicle has a current registration & insurance (Under Federal,
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2. Legally titled within the USA or Canada (Honda North America)
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I have read reports about some dealerships attempting to charge a fee for the "diagnostic" process to determine if the seat belt is indeed malfunctioning. However under this warranty Honda does not allow the dealership to do this. So, you just have to stick to your guns and the dealership will not end up charging you anything.

They don't cover seat belts which have been:
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2. Altered beyond factory specification
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4. Frayed by rubbing against interior trim pieces
5. Damaged by altered interior panels
6. Impeded upon by non-factory interior installations

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