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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Checking seat belts

  WARNING
The seat belt system must be inspected systematically after every accident! If damage is determined at any of the points to be checked, customer must be informed regarding necessity of changing belts.
Points to check
  •   Check belt webbing → Chapter.
  •   Check inertia reel (locking mechanism) → Chapter.
  •   Visually check belt buckle → Chapter.
  •   Check operation of belt buckle → Chapter.
  •   Check belt guide fittings and latch plates → Chapter.
  •   Check securing parts and anchorage points → Chapter.
  •   Checking seat belt restraint function for holding additional child seats (not for driver seat belt) - country-specific → Chapter.
  Caution
If the customer refuses to have a damaged seat belt renewed, an appropriate comment should be made in the service notes.
Checking airbag securing parts after an accident
All damaged securing parts must always be renewed. It is not permissible to bend the components back into shape or »make them fit« The followi ...

Checking belt webbing
Procedure –  Pull belt completely out of inertia reel or lap belt adjustment plate. –  Check belt we ...

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