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vwtech0405, VW Technician
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2013 Passat TDI. Seatbelt locked after accident but air bag

Customer Question

2013 Passat TDI. Seatbelt locked after accident but air bag didn't go off. Can I'm unlock
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?
Customer: 63000 and no
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just looking at it now. Pulled off fairing and looking at tensioner. Nothing visually ibvious
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: im part of the VW buyback and just want to get this belt working til I sell car back spending as little money as possible
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 6 months ago.

You will need a new seat belt because the tensioner in the seat belt has been activated and it requires a new belt for it to work properly since it will not release . I hope this helps please dont forget to provide positive feedback for the help provided thank you