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Mazda B4000 4x2: my seatbelt receptacle will not let the belt

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my seatbelt receptacle will not let the belt stay in place. I stick a knife in to lift the release button. then it will clip in. I think the spring in the release clip is worn out. 1997 B4000 SE xtra cab
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It sounds like you are on the right track. You shouldn't have to monkey around with the seat belt to get it to latch. At this point I wouldn't try any type of repair for fear that it wouldn't stay latch in an accident.

Here are some places to get a replacement seatbelt:
Shipman Auto Parts USA-MN(Brainerd) 1-800-892-477 $25.00MSI Auto Parts USA-AK(Fairbanks) 1-800-451-7279
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