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Old 08-01-2008, 03:00 PM
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Seat belt light always on

right in the middle of my instrument panel is a big red light thats telling my to put my seat belt on when its already on, anyone have this problem?
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Old 08-01-2008, 03:25 PM   #2
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usually there's a switch inside the buckle, its either disconnected, or has gone bad. try spraying some wd-40 in the buckle side and work the seatbelt in and out a bunch of times, after you check to see if its not connected

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Did the sealt belts get replaced when the seats did? If not, it looks like the switch has given up the ghost and needs to be replaced... It is a part of the sealt belt assembly unfortunately, but should be available as an aftermarket part through Quadratec, Jeepsareus or other parts places...
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is there a fuse for the seatbelt light? i always wear one anyway just dont put it on right as i turn her on.... so i was just wondering if there was a fuse for the seatbelt check i could pull?

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There is a switch/wires under the seat that connects to the seatbelt. Check those wires and connections out..or maybe a fuse?
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by s3nt3nc3d View Post

Anywho...back on topic, I'd say the switch inside the buckle is malfunctioning, gummed up, etc. Mine was unplugged under the seat up until recently when I bedlined it and that light never illuminated aside from when I'd first start the Jeep. Otherwise it was off whether my seatbelt was on or not. Now with it plugged back in, it turns on when I'm not wearing my seatbelt.
I've had mine unplugged for ages with the same results. Unplugging it under the seat could be a quick fix.

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