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Volvo S80. Driver seat belt was locked with just enough to…

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Volvo S80. Driver seat...

Volvo S80. Driver seat belt was locked with just enough to fasten belt and drive but very tight. I was able to get the locking mechanism to loosen and was able to retract the entire belt back into the side wall. Now I can't get it back out more than 10-12 inches before it locks again. Ideas?

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

Drivers side, original 2000 model.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your S80 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've just messed with the belt, jerking, slowly releasing etc. not real handy

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

Not that I can think of. Is there a $?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Volvo
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Volvo Mechanic: Kevin, Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hi I'm Kevin bolt reel back in to the car if you still can't pull it out then it's likely the seat belt will need to be replaced

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Can you give me an estimate or range on what it should cost to replace on belt?
Volvo Mechanic: Kevin, Technician replied 8 months ago

Of course can I have vin

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Went to a repair shop and they thought this could be an electrical/fuse issue as it's tied to SRS. Going in for diagnostics Wed.
Volvo Mechanic: Kevin, Technician replied 8 months ago

This wont be a fuse issue unless its been in an accident .this will need a seatbelt

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Volvo Mechanic: Kevin, Technician replied 8 months ago

Please remember to rate my service and let me know if you need anything else at all

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