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Seatbelt Reel Fails To Release

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$200.00
Average Mileage:
108,740 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace with used reels (1 reports)
2001 Pontiac Sunfire seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 152003

Sunfire 2.2L

  • Manual transmission
  • 108,740 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Front Seat belts would lock in stowed position and eventually would release sometime minutes or days later. Dealership would gladly replace them for $500 per side, I found what appeared to be good second hand ones. They are now failing... very poor design in the pendulum release mechanism, they couldn't be built any cheaper, this is a major safety issue.

- , Lincoln, NB, Canada

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