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Can the seat belts pass and driver be repaired to retract

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can the seat belts pass and driver be repaired to retract better
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Customer: As I say, I have a 2000 Sable with approximately 220,000 miles.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: the seat belts are slow to retract how can I fix same, since the whole unit are on back order and cost to much.
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Customer: how do you stop a slit oil leak can additives solve the problem?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is Scott

Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

About the only thing that can be done short of replacing the retractors, is to clean the belt and clean at the upper anchor where the belt slides on, sometimes dirt and grime will get on this upper anchor and cause slow belt retraction, this about the only thing that can be done with these as they are serviced as a unit. I would use a interior stain cleaner, then try some armor all at the upper ancher, the armor all is really slick and should improve the retraction speed.

Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

Additive will very rarely stop a oil leak, they may slow them down because the additive is really thick. Reparing the oil leak is the best action that could be taken.

Expert:  Scott W. replied 9 months ago.

Any more questions just ask, thanks Scott

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