New front seat belt keeps auto locking/reverse locking - Mercedes-Benz Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Today, 07:20 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
 
Date registered: Aug 2018
Vehicle: 2000 E55 AMG
Location: Maryland, USA
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
New front seat belt keeps auto locking/reverse locking

My W210 had a front passenger seat belt that had a lazy retractor. I tried to fix it to no avail so I ordered a new OEM seat belt assembly. I installed the new part and the retracting of the seat belt works fine. But the seat belt is a little "grabby". Several pulls of the belt are stopped because reverse lock keeps engaging. It's pretty annoying that it takes a few minutes to get the belt to finally give enough slack to fasten it.

Any experience with new belts? Is there a breaking in period and this thing will calm down after a while?
Fotoflame is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Today, 08:29 AM
BenzWorld Elite
 
Kobus's Avatar
 
Date registered: Apr 2007
Vehicle: 2001 SLK 320(214K Miles), 2002 E320 Special Edition(182K Miles)
Location: Texas Hill Country
Posts: 3,450
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 27 Post(s)
Try pulling slower when you extend the belt. The belt lock is supposed to kick in on any fast/sudden movement.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Only two thing are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the former.
Albert Einstein

Honest politicians are like UFOs. Most people believe that there must be some out there somewhere, but nobody has yet been able to prove their existence.
Kobus is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Sedan Forums > W210 E-Class

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 



Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
Decoding ML datacards (what all those option codes mean!) stingray.au W163 M-Class 10 09-01-2016 10:30 AM
Front Passenger Seat belt assembly for 1991SE Mercedes norminflorida BenzWorld Help 0 04-11-2015 10:06 AM
Anyone hosting Supplement 14? cbc atl W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 50 08-08-2014 10:57 PM
Option codes jtetherson General Mercedes-Benz 3 01-22-2013 01:08 PM
2000 ML320 - Front Dome Lights/Random Alarm Problem J-Style W163 M-Class 2 05-17-2012 03:18 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 

Title goes here

close
video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome