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2012 Impala in accident passenger seat belt locked in

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2012 Impala in accident...

2012 Impala in accident passenger seat belt locked in tightest position and drivers side locked in the farthest out position. Do both the retractors and seat belts need to be replaced?

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

Auto repair said the seat belts auto lock after accident. Air bag was not deployed but airbag light is still on.

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Hi im kevin this is correct seatbelts that have locked will need to be replaced and airbag system reset afterwards

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