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Second opinion] Can't use seat belts they are in a lock

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Second opinion] Can't use seat belts they are in a lock position on a 1998 Dodge 1500 Ram truck. We have tried pulling to reset.

Mechanic's Assistant: Which belt is acting up? And when was it last changed?

Oringinal belts both front belts locked at same time

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?

Pulling to reset Fuses WD 40 blowing any dust out

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Understand there is a module that controlls retractor.

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Did you check the fuses I suggested?

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They power up the module, to unlock the belts...

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The SCTM provides battery current to energize the seat belt retractor latch solenoids whenever the ignition switch is in the On or Accessory position, unless the G-sensor input indicates a vehicle condition that requires the seat belt retractor to be latched. When the seat belt retractor latch solenoids are energized the retractor spools are unlatched, and the seat belt webbing can be extracted from the retractor. When the solenoids are de-energized the retractor spools latch, preventing the seat belt webbing from being extracted further from the retractor. This logic ensures that the seat belts will latch and/or remain latched if battery power is lost during a vehicle collision.

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Check fuse 12 and fuse 16 - interior fuse box - should be accessible by opening the drivers door and removing the cover on the end of the dash

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
fuses are good how can i check the module ?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Fuses are good. How do i check the module?

The Seat Belt Control Timer Module (SCTM) is secured to a bracket underneath the front edge of the front seat center cushion. Check for power at the pink wire, and the dark blue wire. The pink wire should have power all the time - the dark blue wire should have power with the key on.

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