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98 saab 900 se convertible - driver side seat belt is fully "in" and is stuck. I can't really move it in and out, because it is almost fully withdrawn inside...

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  • el_chriso Sep 26, 2008

    I have the exact same problem.

  • georgedon Nov 01, 2008

    1996 Saab 900se Convertible - same problem - seat belt will not extend from its retracted position.

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    How much did the seat belt cost you??

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    99 Saab 9-3 Convertible-drivers side belt stuck.

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The belt ratcheting mechanism is knackered. I have tried twice to fix this problem and simply could not do it. My ultimate solution was to buy a used belt from Goldwing Saab in NY and install that. It is about a 35 to 40 minute job in the verts.

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