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Ford Focus seatbelt locked

The seatbelt is locked in position, would a minor collision without airbag deployment cause the seatbelt to lock and if so how do i reset the system to get the lock to disengage.

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    which sensor should be replaced

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    airbag light wont go out ,belts are not locked

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There is a gas cylinder that tightens the belt in a minor collision, it is a one time use part it is independent of the air bag deployment system, you will have to replace the seat belt gas cylinder, that may mean a new belt assembly, not sure on focus.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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